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Francis Tucket is abducted by Indians when he lags behind the wagon train headed to Oregon. He escapes with the help of Mr. Grimes, a trapper. Mr. Tucket has ratings and reviews. Denise said: SPOILER ALERTI read this book aloud to my four boys. It’s a great boy book. It’s a Western a. Mr. Tucket (The Tucket Adventures, #1), Call Me Francis Tucket (The Tucket Adventures, #2), Tucket’s Ride (The Tucket Adventures, #3), Tucket’s Gold (Th.

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I would not mind reading the subsequent four books of the series and I hope that my son does the same. From Indians to the early animals that were dangerous. Get to Know Us. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? These books are really clever and exciting. tuckef

Dec 03, Denise rated it really liked it. This book was about a boy named Francis Tucket who get a rifle for his 14th birthday on the Oregon trail. But his comfortable life is upended when he strays from his family’s wagon to try md the new. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

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You had to wait a lot for a lot of things. It is well written to not be brutal. Woods Runner Gary Paulsen. Today I’m a Monster. I will, but I am taking a little break from the series first. Ina year-old boy is captured from an Oregon-bound wagon train by Pawnee Indians and saved by one-armed mountain man Mr.

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The book is a rare look inside the world of sex trafficking and into the soul of the abused. But, while the book brought up several important ideas, I feel like it could have been a bit more realistically written. Tucket as a dynamic character. I thought of a boy going through the various aspects of the West when it was forming, starting with the mountain men, to what we view as the West—you know, the West of the cowboys.

I also think the book was a little predictable. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I wait with cheerful anticipation. It was very diverse and interesting.

Gary PaulsenIndian wrestlingMr. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. They introduced themselves, and Mr Grimes gave the little rifle to Mr Tucket. The whole book had an outstanding way of making a picture in my mind.

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In the night he told Francis to go in the back, and take a horse he has stolen from the tribe. The idea of Mr. I am not normally into westerns. This book was really good. He awakens in the Indians’ camp, seemingly the possession of an old woman who yanks him around by a rope tied to his neck. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Publicist or Marketing Professional.

Fourteen-year-old Francis gets a rifle for his birthday as his family heads west on a wagon train to Oregon. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 06, Gabriel D rated it really liked it. Tucket is a good Western junior novel; there isn’t enough depth for me to rate it three stars, but I might go two and a half.


After he was kidnapped he felt ignorant compared to the Indians. Goodreads is the world’s mrr site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This book has a bunch of adventure if you really like that as well. It was not wrong–not for Jason Grimes. He was always hard working and helped his parents around their old farm.

I also liked it because I never wanted to put it gucket. Mar 03, Brady H rated it really liked it. One of the reasons I think that Francis has become popular is that I think there are similarities between Francis Tucket and Brian in Hatchet. It had a little bit of mystery in it too. Related Books and Guides. Grimes when he asked him if he knew how to ride a horse he had said yes but he didn’t actually know how to.

Although Utcket, a Pawnee warrior, is without question the bad guy here, Paulsen makes it clear that, by settling on the Indians’ tuciet, even the most peaceable white farmers–such as protagonist Francis Alphonse Tucket’s family–disqualify themselves as good guys. Dec 30, Nicki rated it really liked it Shelves: