Book of Short Stories, By Fifth Grade Pupils

A Book Of Short Stories page 21

The Coming of the White Man

Robert Baxter

The picture "The Coming of the White Man" was painted by George Reid. He was born on a farm in Canada. He liked to paint colorful pictures. When he grew up his father sent him to a university to study.

In this picture we see some Indians who have fled into the woods. They are staring at some ships in the distance. They think these are birds from heaven because they have never seen any boats except their canoes.

I like this picture because it is so colorful and because of the story it tells.

Robert Baxter

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