Frontier Yona Kanati: A Texas Family’s Beginnings Episode 1 (1814-1835)
Historical novel for youth that will entertain, inform, and challenge them to do something significant with their life. More
Seth was a young boy who learned to hunt, scout, and protect his family in the hills of North Carolina. However, Seth’s father, an adventurer in his own right, decided to move the family to Texas, a place on the verge of a war for independence with Mexico. In their new home, Seth’s skills were put to the test. One of his more memorable encounters involved a bear that was prepared to devour Seth’s brother. Using his skills with a bow and arrow, Seth rescued his brother, and was forever tagged with the name, “Bear Hunter.”
“Frontier Yona Kanati (Bear Hunter)” is an exciting tale of a family dealing with the dangers and threats that come with settling in a new wilderness. You will sense the fear that comes with hiding from a nearby Indian raiding party, and you will feel the excitement of scouting the location of a threatening Mexican army.
In addition to the thrill of the story, you will learn much about the frontier ways of Texans in the early part of the 19th century. From constructing a bow and arrow to creating a Bowie Knife, you will have a front row seat as a young man comes of age in a very challenging environment.
Grab your Kentucky Flintlock Long Rife and join Seth as he helps his family build a new home in a new world.
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