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Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison


Author(s):Lois Lenski
Illustrator(s):Lois Lenski
Publisher(s): J. B. Lippincott Co.
Year Published: 1941
Type: Hardcover
Genre: American
American Indian
Historical Fiction – Colonial
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 269
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
ISBN-10: 0064461629, 0780746686
ISBN-13: 9780064461627, 9780780746688
OCLC: 732841637
Award(s): Newbery Honor Book (1942)


The story of a twelve year old English girl who was captured by a raiding party of Shawnee Indians and French Canadians. Her family was killed and she spent the rest of her life living with the Delaware and later the Seneca tribes.

This book is the Main Edition.