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

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

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

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: 2019-08-27 | ISBN-13: 9780735228870

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

Children of the LonghouseChildren of the Longhouse
Joseph Bruchac
When Ohkwa'ri overhears a group of older boys planning a raid on a neighboring village, he immediately tells his Mohawk elders. He has done the right thing—but he has also made enemies. Grabber and his friends will do anything they can to hurt him, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon (lacrosse). Ohkwa'ri believes in the path o ...
Number of pages: 150 | Publication Date: 1998-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9780140385045

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

Eagle Song (Puffin Chapters)Eagle Song (Puffin Chapters)
Joseph Bruchac
A contemporary middle grade story about confronting bullying and prejudice Danny Bigtree's family has moved to Brooklyn, New York, and he just can't seem to fit in at school. He's homesick for the Mohawk reservation, and the kids in his class tease him about being an Indian—the thing that makes Danny most proud. Can he find the courage to stand ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 1999-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9780141301693

The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales (Folktales of the World)The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales (Folktales of the World)
Welcome the second book in the Folktales of the World series! Engaging, inspirational, and above all entertaining, these legends come from Native American peoples across the U.S. Richly illustrated with original art, they capture a wide range of belief systems and wisdom from the Cherokee, Cheyenne, Hopi, Lenape, Maidu, Seminole, Seneca, and other ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 2008-11-04 | ISBN-13: 9781402732638

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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