Son of a Brave
Son of a Brave is the writer’s explanation as to why the Shawnee Indians moved across the Ohio River into Illinois. The writer uses one year in the life of a fourteen-year-old boy, Laughing Otter, to help explain the move. The many adventures of this boy propels him from boyhood into manhood. The excitement of exploring, hunting, and fighting the enemies of his people, tells a fascinating story.