An Indian boy who is a descendant of the Lord of the Sun sets out in search of his father
A picture book retelling of a Pueblo Indian myth. A boy whose father is the Lord of the Sun sets forth to meet his father. In order to travel to the sun, the boy has himself transformed into an arrow. However, upon reaching the sun and transforming back into his human body, the boy must endure a series of tests to prove his true identity. Colorful gouache and ink illustrations accompany the text. Winner of the 1975 Caldecott Medal.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / Anthologies, People + Places / United States / Native American