On his ninth birthday, Omri receives an old cupboard from his brother and a toy Native American “Indian” from his best friend Patrick. Omri finds a special key and locks the toy in the cupboard.
Who was the Indian in The Indian in the Cupboard?
The secret of the cupboard is that, in connection with the lucky key, it turns plastic into living flesh. The kid is delighted by this discovery, and is soon talking with the Indian, named Little Bear (Litefoot), who has been snatched from the year 1761, and speaks English because he has met English settlers.
What is the moral of The Indian in the Cupboard?
Themes that permeate the narrative in The Indian in the Cupboard are prejudice and the responsibility that comes with power over people. The theme of prejudice comes into play when Little Bear is first introduced to Boone and the two are immediately mistrustful of one another.
Is there an Indian in the cupboard 2?
The Return of the Indian (Indian in the Cupboard Series #2) by Lynne Reid Banks, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®
What level is the Indian in the cupboard?
Reading to Kids Books: The Indian in the Cupboard. Grade Level: 4th (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Is Indian in the Cupboard a banned book?
However, over time, this book has moved from being considered a children’s classic to become labelled as banned or biased with loss of circulation value in libraries. This is a reflection of an active social change that recognizes the harm of the identity of ‘the Indian’ that this book presents.
Who gave Omri the cupboard?
Plot Summary (2)
Omri, a young boy growing up in Brooklyn, receives an odd variety of presents for his birthday: a wooden cabinet from his older brother, a set of antique keys from his mother and a tiny plastic model of an Indian from his best friend Patrick.