This fourth historical children's novel in the "The Young Trailers Series", "The Eyes of the Woods" revolves around notable events in the lives of the protagonist, Henry Ware, and his friends Paul Cotter, Shif'less Sol Hyde, Silent Tom Ross, and Long Jim Hart. Set during the American Revolution, this exciting adventure tale is ideal for children with an interest in history. Joseph Alexander Altsheler (1862 - 1919) was an American journalist, editor and author famous for his of popular historical fiction aimed at children. Altsheler wrote a total of fifty-one novels during his life, as well as over fifty short stories. Other notable works by this author include: "The Sun of Saratoga, a romance of Burgoyne's surrender" (1897) and "In Circling Camps, a romance of the Civil War" (1900). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction and biography of the author. This book was first published in 1917.