Synopses & Reviews
When an Indian girl begins to make clothes beautifully decorated with porcupine quills for seven brothers she has not yet met, her parents believe that unseen powers have spoken to her.
The girl knows she must travel to the north country to find the seven brothers. She comforts her mother by saying, "Soon you will see me again with my brothers; everyone will know and love us!"
A young Cheyenne girl renowned for her seamstress skills lives contentedly with her seven brothers--until an Indian chief wants her for himself. The brothers and sister escape to the star prairies, where they form the big dipper in this Plains Indian legend. "Like the stars it celebrates, the whole book scintillates".--The Horn Book. Full color.