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Sing Down the Moon (Yearling Newbery)

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Publisher Comments:

A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year. On a warm spring day in the Southwest, Bright Morning, a young Navajo, is taking her sheep to pasture. The sky is a deep blue against the red buttes of the canyon, and the fields and orchards promise a good growing season and a rich harvest.

Happy at the beauty around her, she gazes across the peaceful valley that her tribe has called home for hundreds of years. Then, lifting her eyes toward the aspen grove, she sees two men. Spanish slavers. They are riding straight toward her.

Synopsis:

When Bright Morning takes her sheep to pasture, she gazes across the beautiful valley that is the home of her Navaho tribe and sees Spanish slavers riding straight toward her.

Synopsis:

This beautifully written story of a young Navajo girl captured by Spanish slavers is a Newbery Honor Award Book and a "New York Times" Outstanding Book of the Year.

About the Author

Scott O'Dell was born in Los Angeles, California, on May 23, 1898. He attended Occidental College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Stanford University, and University of Rome. He worked as a technical director for Paramount, a cameraman for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and a book editor of a Los Angeles newspaper before serving in the United States Air Force during World War II. The recipient of numerous book awards, he established the Scott O'Dell award for historical fiction in 1981. He died on October 15, 1989.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440406730
Author:
O'Dell, Scott
Publisher:
Yearling
Author:
Gaydos
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Navajo Indians
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Navaho indians
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New.
Copyright:
Series:
Yearling Newbery
Series Volume:
Nr. 64
Publication Date:
19920701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.62x5.33x.40 in. .23 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , When Bright Morning takes her sheep to pasture, she gazes across the beautiful valley that is the home of her Navaho tribe and sees Spanish slavers riding straight toward her.
"Synopsis" by , This beautifully written story of a young Navajo girl captured by Spanish slavers is a Newbery Honor Award Book and a "New York Times" Outstanding Book of the Year.
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