The Boy Who Danced with Rabbits

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DRAMA FOLKTALE HISTORICAL FICTION RELIGIOUS ROMANCE ACTION FAMILY COMEDY ADVENTURE

19th Century

J. R. Collins

Logline

A young boy tells his story, after aging ninety years, of growing up in the frontier Appalachian Mountains of 1815. His best friend is a full blood Cherokee Indian of his same age. A story of heritage and faith, set in the primitive mountain society of settler and Cherokee.

Genre

Drama, Folktale, Historical Fiction, Religious, Romance, Action, Family, Comedy, Adventure

Target Audiences

Age: 12+

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Many sites are along the Appalachian Trail south.

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: W & B Publishing

Year Published: 2016

Starting Description

A boy is born in the Southern Appalachian mountains of the early 19th century. His ancestors came to be in those mountains many years before and he is proud of his heritage. The story hinges on the adventures of Jebediah Collins and his best friend Wolf.

Ending Description

A need for revenge sends Cain Collins after a murdering renegade Cherokee named Two Suns. Their confrontation climaxes in a fight for life as Cain stalks the killer through the mountains.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Nudity

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Jebediah Collins

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Romantic, Selfless, Funny, Sophisticated, Complex, Confident, Masculine, Modest, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Decisive, Empathetic, Gracious, Patriotic, Perseverance, Secretive, Visionary, Aspiring, Flexible, Heroic, Obedient, Adventurous, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Engaging, Faithful, Religious, Skillful, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Wolf

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Masculine, Religious, Secretive, Selfless, Aspiring, Greedy, Obedient, Complex, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Outspoken, Romantic, Aggressive, Empathetic, Engaging, Charming, Confident, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Skillful, Lone Wolf, Modest, Adventurous, Decisive, Funny, Visionary, Beautiful, Crazy, Flexible, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Cain

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aspiring, Gracious, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Perseverance, Seductive, Aggressive, Beautiful, Charming, Confident, Faithful, Obedient, Flexible, Heroic, Leader, Decisive, Heartthrob, Lone Wolf, Complex, Funny, Masculine, Patriotic, Secretive, Visionary, Engaging, Religious, Sophisticated, Outspoken, Romantic, Selfless, Adventurous, Badass, Honorable, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Anne

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Honorable, Selfless, Sophisticated, Blunt, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Leader, Visionary, Adventurous, Beautiful, Outspoken, Secretive, Flexible, Gracious, Religious, Unapologetic, Obedient, Romantic, Charming, Faithful, Perseverance, Skillful, Confident, Lone Wolf, Decisive, Engaging, Funny, Heroic, Modest, Patriotic, Aspiring, Complex, Sexy, Strong Moral Code

Logline

A young boy tells his story, after aging ninety years, of growing up in the frontier Appalachian Mountains of 1815. His best friend is a full blood Cherokee Indian of his same age. A story of heritage and faith, set in the primitive mountain society of settler and Cherokee.

Short Summary

A boy is born in the Southern Appalachian mountains of the early 19th century. His ancestors came to be in those mountains many years before and he is proud of his heritage. The story hinges on the adventures of Jebediah Collins and his best friend Wolf.


A need for revenge sends Cain Collins after a murdering renegade Cherokee named Two Suns. Their confrontation climaxes in a fight for life as Cain stalks the killer through the mountains.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Jebediah Collins

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Romantic, Selfless, Funny, Sophisticated, Complex, Confident, Masculine, Modest, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Decisive, Empathetic, Gracious, Patriotic, Perseverance, Secretive, Visionary, Aspiring, Flexible, Heroic, Obedient, Adventurous, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Engaging, Faithful, Religious, Skillful, Unapologetic

Character 1

Name: Wolf

Age: 12

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Masculine, Religious, Secretive, Selfless, Aspiring, Greedy, Obedient, Complex, Heroic, Honorable, Leader, Outspoken, Romantic, Aggressive, Empathetic, Engaging, Charming, Confident, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Skillful, Lone Wolf, Modest, Adventurous, Decisive, Funny, Visionary, Beautiful, Crazy, Flexible, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code

Character 2

Name: Cain

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Aspiring, Gracious, Skillful, Strong Moral Code, Perseverance, Seductive, Aggressive, Beautiful, Charming, Confident, Faithful, Obedient, Flexible, Heroic, Leader, Decisive, Heartthrob, Lone Wolf, Complex, Funny, Masculine, Patriotic, Secretive, Visionary, Engaging, Religious, Sophisticated, Outspoken, Romantic, Selfless, Adventurous, Badass, Honorable, Unapologetic

Character 3

Name: Anne

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Honorable, Selfless, Sophisticated, Blunt, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Leader, Visionary, Adventurous, Beautiful, Outspoken, Secretive, Flexible, Gracious, Religious, Unapologetic, Obedient, Romantic, Charming, Faithful, Perseverance, Skillful, Confident, Lone Wolf, Decisive, Engaging, Funny, Heroic, Modest, Patriotic, Aspiring, Complex, Sexy, Strong Moral Code

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