A runaway who is clawed by a grizzly and left for dead, Jim is raised by the Crow Indians and becomes a mountain man. Receiving a letter from his little brother asking for help, Jim finds his orphaned family on a wagon train heading to Oregon. He agrees to stay with them on the dangerous journey west. It is Jim's courage and Crow training that help them survive.
- Fiction, Historical Fiction
- John Newbery Medal 1953 (Honor Title)
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780140321708