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Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull. ?Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist?Bruchac?s sensitively told history of Sitting Bull?s coming-of-age reassures young boys that success comes through effort, not birth.? --Booklist ?Satisfying for its attention to historical and multicultural issues; stirring in its consummate storytelling.? --Publishers Weekly ?The pictures evoke a sense of timelessness and distance, possessing an almost mythic quality that befits this glimpse into history.? --Horn Book

Synopsis:

Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name--Sitting Bull.

About the Author

Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, Bruchac's poems, articles and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief. For more information about Joseph, please visit his website www.josephbruchac.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780698116160
ill.:
Baviera, Rocco,
Author:
Baviera, Rocco
Author:
Bruchac, Joseph
Author:
Foresman, Scott
Publisher:
Paperstar Book
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Mentally handicapped
Subject:
Dakota indians
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Ethnic
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Paperstar Book
Series Volume:
m630.
Publication Date:
19980331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.24x7.80x.8 in. .25 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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