Last Child

Last Child #(2020)

Last Child

Last Child

  • Title: Last Child
  • Author: Michael Spooner
  • ISBN: 9780805077391
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Hardcover
Last Child By Michael Spooner,



A mixed race girl must grow up quickly when danger threatens her world Rosalie s biggest problem used to be her own divided feelings The constant tug of war between her white half and her Native American half is hard She even has two names Rosalie when she s at the fort with her father and Last Child when she s in the village with her mother But now a steamboat has caA mixed race girl must grow up quickly when danger threatens her world Rosalie s biggest problem used to be her own divided feelings The constant tug of war between her white half and her Native American half is hard She even has two names Rosalie when she s at the fort with her father and Last Child when she s in the village with her mother But now a steamboat has carried smallpox into Rosalie s world and the Mandans have no resistance to the disease Suddenly the name Last Child is all too real Set during the smallpox epidemic of 1837, this is the powerful story of a mixed race girl fighting her way into adulthood against all odds.


Recent Comments "Last Child"

Rosalie, also called Last Child, has struggled with being half white and half Native American Which is she Rosalie feels she doesn t belong to either side But soon there are problems in Rosalie s life than just struggling with being half white and half Native American A smallpox epidemic breaks out and Rosalie has to leave her childhood behind She has to be brave and become a woman.I dentified with Rosalie Being mixed myself, I struggled like she did Hating my whiteness my white skin Being comp [...]

The second half of this book is better than the first It has the plot in it, a bit of adventure, survival, and coming of age The first half, unfortunately, meanders and rambles, making it somewhat interesting but not engaging.There are interesting points in which the narrator discusses the differences between her two families and two cultures, but rather than working them into the story, the author includes these as random, anchorless chapters.The book s greatest strength is the culture clash, p [...]

What a different world we would now live in if not for smallpox and the inability of Native American tribes to fight it off Using primary sources the author depicts the smallpox epidemic of 1837 along the Missouri River I love historical fiction.

I had to read this for my on line literature class It s about a 1 2 white 1 2 Indian girl on the Datkota plains during the 1830 s It was written by an author from Logan It was pretty good.


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