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Monday, July 31, 2023

Prehistoric Fiction Books with Archery

  1. "Clan of the Cave Bear" by Jean M. Auel: Set during the Paleolithic era, this book follows Ayla, a young Cro-Magnon girl, who is taken in by a Neanderthal tribe. Archery and hunting are crucial skills in this prehistoric society.

  2. "The Inheritors" by William Golding: This novel explores the interactions between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens, and while not primarily focused on archery, hunting and survival skills, including the use of bows and arrows, are depicted.

  3. "People of the Wolf" by Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear: The first book in the "First North Americans" series, it is set during the Ice Age and features the adventures of a young hunter named Rumbler.

  4. "The Plains of Passage" by Jean M. Auel: Part of the Earth's Children series, this book continues Ayla's journey, and her archery skills and ability to use the bow and arrow are highlighted.

  5. "The Shelters of Stone" by Jean M. Auel: Another installment in the Earth's Children series, archery continues to be a significant aspect of Ayla's life as she navigates prehistoric times.

More books by Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear:

  1. "People of the Sea": Part of the "First North Americans" series, this book is set during the Archaic period and follows the story of Sees Far, a young woman who becomes a skilled archer and hunter.

  2. "People of the River": This book is another installment in the "First North Americans" series, focusing on a prehistoric culture along the Mississippi River. Archery and hunting are vital skills for the characters in this book.

  3. "People of the Lakes": Set in the Great Lakes region during the prehistoric era, this book features characters who rely on archery for hunting and sustenance.

  4. "People of the Lightning": This novel is part of the "First North Americans" series and is set in the prehistoric Southeastern United States. Archery is showcased as an important aspect of survival and tribal life.

  5. "People of the Owl": Set during the Late Woodland period in what is now West Virginia, this book follows the adventures of a young girl named Tslagi, who becomes skilled in archery as she tries to save her people.

  6. "People of the Raven": The book is part of the "First North Americans" series and is set in the Pacific Northwest during the late Ice Age. Archery is used for hunting and in inter-tribal conflicts.


See Also

Historical Fiction Books with Archery

Fantasy Books with Archery

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