Code TalkerCode Talker
Joseph Bruchac
"Readers who choose the book for the attraction of Navajo code talking and the heat of battle will come away with more than they ever expected to find."—Booklist, starred review Throughout World War II, in the conflict fought against Japan, Navajo code talkers were a crucial part of the U.S. effort, sending messages back and forth in an unbreakab ...
Number of pages: 231 | Publication Date: 2006-07-06 | ISBN-13: 9780142405963

Two RoadsTwo Roads
Joseph Bruchac
A boy discovers his Native American heritage in this Depression-era tale of identity and friendship by the author of Code TalkerIt's 1932, and twelve-year-old Cal Black and his Pop have been riding the rails for years after losing their farm in the Great Depression. Cal likes being a "knight of the road" with Pop, even if they're broke. But then Po ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2018-10-23 | ISBN-13: 9780735228863

Native American Animal StoriesNative American Animal Stories
Joseph Bruchac III
The Papago Indians of the American Southwest say butterflies were created to gladden the hearts of children and chase away thoughts of aging and death. How the Butterflies Came to Be is one of twenty-four Native American tales included in Native American Animal Stories. The stories, coming from Mohawk, Hopi, Yaqui, Haida and other cultures, demonst ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 1992-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9781555911270

SacajaweaSacajawea
Joseph Bruchac
Captured by her enemies, married to a foreigner, and a mother at age sixteen, Sacajawea lived a life of turmoil and change. Then, in 1804, the mysterious young Shoshone woman met Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Acting as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, Sacajawea bravely embarked on an epic journey that altered history forever. Hear her extr ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2008-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780152064556

A Boy Called Slow (Paperstar Book)A Boy Called Slow (Paperstar Book)
Joseph Bruchac
The True Story of Sitting Bull from multi-award-winning author Joseph Bruchac.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.An ALA Notable Book"Being named Slow a ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 1998-03-23 | ISBN-13: 9780698116160

Chester Nez and the Unbreakable CodeChester Nez and the Unbreakable Code
Joseph Bruchac
As a young Navajo boy, Chester Nez had to leave the reservation and attend boarding school, where he was taught that his native language and culture were useless. But Chester refused to give up his heritage. Years later, during World War II, Chester—and other Navajo men like him—was recruited by the US Marines to use the Navajo language to crea ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2018-04-03 | ISBN-13: 9780807500071

The First Strawberries (Picture Puffins)The First Strawberries (Picture Puffins)
From an award-winning Native American storyteller comes this captivating re-telling of a Cherokee legend, which explains how strawberries came to be. Long ago, the first man and woman quarrelled. The woman left in anger, but the Sun sent tempting berries to Earth to slow the wife's retreat. Luminous paintings perfectly complement this simple, lyric ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 1998-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780140564099

Thirteen Moons on Turtle's BackThirteen Moons on Turtle's Back
by Joseph Bruchac, Jonathan London
"Unusual and intelligent...An exemplary introduction to Native American culture with its emphasis on the importance of nature." —Publishers WeeklyIn Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the won ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 1997-08-25 | ISBN-13: 9780698115842

Between Earth & SkyBetween Earth & Sky
Joseph Bruchac
The silent stories of our ancient land and its native peoples are given voice in reverential prose poems and radiant paintings. ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 1999-04-19 | ISBN-13: 9780152020620

The WarriorsThe Warriors
Joseph Bruchac
When twelve-year-old Jake Forrest's mother gets a job in a new city, everything changes. He has to move away from the Iroquois reservation he's lived on his entire life―away from his aunt and uncle, and away from the friends he plays lacrosse with. The lacrosse coach and players at his new school in Washington, D.C., believe that winning is every ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2004-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9781581960228

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