A Boy Called Slow: The True Story of Sitting Bull

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Puffin Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
7.8 X 0.08 X 10.24 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780698116160

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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.

Reviews

Praise for A Boy Called Slow

"Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist: he grew up to be Sitting Bull. Bruchac's sensitively told story 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 --Horn Book