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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Tucket was a bit of a perfect character. One person found this helpful. The relationship between the Native Americans and white people is also on that is pursued in the book. Besides the cover; the story is just as I remember it. Many interaction with many natives indians along the adventure. Your opinion confirms that I will not be using this book in my classroom. Does Francis want to grow up and be like his mentor, or is there a better life for him with his family in Oregon?

Our boys are a bit young 7 and 5 but they enjoyed the action and adventure.

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But Francis falls behind to practice shooting and is caught by Pawnees a native American tribe. From the Paperback edition. In the night he told Francis to go in the back, and take a horse he has stolen from the tribe.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It would be impossible to have him do everything that teachers want me to have him do. Tucket encountered a problem, it got resolved a little too quickly.


Also by Gary Paulsen. But his comfortable life is upended when he strays from his family’s wagon to try out the new. This book was really good.

Mr. Tucket (The Tucket Adventures, #1) by Gary Paulsen

Feb 01, Isabel B rated it liked it Shelves: Grimes heads over to kill him once more, as a true mountain man would. Grimes comes mostly from example rather than wise words, and the story takes this same approach with the reader. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Although Braid, a Pawnee warrior, is without question the bad guy here, Paulsen makes it clear that, by settling on the Indians’ land, even the most peaceable white farmers–such as protagonist Francis Alphonse Tucket’s family–disqualify themselves as good guys.

Tucket and his family because they used to live in a farm in Missouri. Working Myself to Pieces and Bits. Oct 22, Billymeyer rated it really liked it.

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This book has a bunch of adventure if you really like that as well. In the end, a family is massacred, the hero tucekt takes a scalp although they don’t actually say thatand it’s just death and blood and sadness. His father allows him to go and shoot the little gun at some targets. When he receives a rifle for his birthday, he is thrilled that he is being treated like an adult. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Grimes when he asked him if he knew how to ride a horse he had said yes but he didn’t actu Critical Analysis Tuckst Mr.

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Oct 29, NK rated it really liked it. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The Complete Series Rick Riordan.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Francis was a prisoner of the Tuciet tribe, but with the help of a mysterious mountain man, he was able to escape and venture on to find his family. It is clear that he was aware of whom his target audience yucket be, thus being cautious when recounting violent scenes that were integral to the plot. I thought this book was pretty interesting.


Tucket had to walk many miles in a muddy creek. I liked how it did not really follow the rules of the heroes journey and it was not fantasy. Bring back the original artwork!!!!!!! Afterwards, add states that were admitted after so that students can visually see the Western expansion of the country.

This is the book for you. But my poor youngest boys eyes were wide as saucer’s as we ended the story and then I had to send them to bed. So that was good also.

He stays on good terms with white people and Native Americans. He thought it odd until I explained I wanted to write a murder mystery and thought firing a gun would be inspirational. If we ignore, put aside, or ban any piece of literature, then we children and adults stay stuck in that thinking but if we carefully, thoughtfully, and accurately use a piece of literature to discuss stereotypes, inaccuracies, racism, etc then our next generation learns to reshape their thinking and so do we.

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