Rez Dogs

Product Details
$17.99  $16.73
Dial Books
Publish Date
5.4 X 8.3 X 0.8 inches | 0.65 pounds

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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. He is the coauthor of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series with Michael Caduto. 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.
Awards and Praise for Rez Dogs

Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction & Poetry Honor
NPR Books We Love
Kirkus Reviews Best Books
School Library Journal Best Books
Chicago Public Library Best Fiction for Younger Readers
Jane Addams Children's Book Award Finalist
Nerdy Book Club Award--Best Poetry and Novels in Verse
NCTE/CLA Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts Award

NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books
Iowa Children's Choice Award
Nebraska's Golden Sower Book Award
North Carolina Junior Book Award
Wisconsin's Just One More Page! Reading List
Pennsylvania's Young Readers Choice Award
Rhode Island Middle School Book Award
Arkansas' Charlie May Simon Book Award
New Mexico's Battle of the Books List
New Jersey's M. Jerry Weiss Award
Garden State Children's Book Award
Pacific North West Young Reader's Choice Award Nominee

★ "Hidden throughout this moving novel in verse, old stories are discovered like buried treasures."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "Bruchac intricately interweaves past and present stories . . . in this rewarding intergenerational narrative."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

★ "Deftly handles weighty issues and provides readers a story they can connect with . . . [A] dose of hope for the future."--School Library Journal, starred review

★ "Story telling is an important part of culture, and Bruchac is a masterful storyteller who weaves culture with narrative."--School Library Connection, starred review

"With this gentle book, Bruchac offers children another story to expand their worlds and hearts."--Booklist

"A gentle book about family and history."--Betsy Bird for A Fuse #8 Production/SLJ