Chickadee and his twin brother Makoons are always stick up for each other, are always ready for mischief, and are always together-until one day Chickadee is captured and separated from his family. Thus begins two sets of journeys-Chickadee's family who set out to find him, and Chickadee's own journey, helped along by his namesake, to try and return home.
This brilliantly written book captures Ojibwe life in the mid-1800s. Book four of the 'Birchbark House' series. Grades 4-8.