The Sign of the Beaver

The Sign of the Beaver

DVD - 2007
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Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a thirteen-year-old boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Questar, Inc., c2007
ISBN: 9781594642845
1594642842
Branch Call Number: DVD SIG
Characteristics: 1 videocdisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Keeping the promise

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jbznta
Aug 26, 2015

We were so excited to find this movie after finishing the book. The book was so engaging, and we could hardly wait to see the movie! Did the movie makers even read the book?!! Very loosely based. Kind of missed the whole point of the growth of friendship and skills of the boys! Scenery was good, but totally inaccurate to the book!

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bethanytarvin
Aug 26, 2015

My family and I finished listening to the book and decided to watch the movie since we enjoyed it so much. To say the least: I was dissapointed.
The only thing in common with the book is the names of the characters. The scenes aren't overly interesting and it was poorly put together. The mother spends half the movie crying and Matt is, to put it nicely, kinda wimpy and a crybaby.
I would not reccomend it, especially if you've read the book.

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Jul 22, 2014

Mykhanh thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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