Woods runner chapter 1 summary

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woods runner chapter 1 summary

Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen

Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun near Boston.

But the war comes to them. British soldiers and Iroquois attack. Samuel’s parents are taken away, prisoners. Samuel follows, hiding, moving silently, determined to find a way to rescue them. Each day he confronts the enemy, and the tragedy and horror of this war. But he also discovers allies, men and women working secretly for the patriot cause. And he learns that he must go deep into enemy territory to find his parents: all the way to the British headquarters, New York City.
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Woods Runner ch 1

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Woods Runner Summary

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Get access to this section to get all the help you need with your essay and educational goals. Woods Runner Summary B. Get Full Essay Get access to this section to get all the help you need with your essay and educational goals. Get Access. Chapter 1. During this chapter, they were describing how Samuel has a love for the forest.

Samuel Lehi Smith is 13 years old and lives with his parents in a cabin in western Pennsylvania in It is a wilderness frontier area with very thick woods filled with deer, bear, panthers and other wild creatures. As Chapter 1 opens, Samuel is hunting for deer with his rifle. He is alone, and moves quietly through the forest. Unlike his city-raised parents, Samuel has grown up in the forest and has an intimate knowledge of the woods around his home. He stands stock still, waiting for a deer to appear. As he waits, he thinks over the two worlds he and his family seem to inhabit.


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