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In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse (Hardcover) (III Joseph Marshall)

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Jimmy McClean is a Lakota boy—though you wouldn’t guess it by his name: his father is part white and part Lakota, and his mother is Lakota. When he embarks on a journey with his grandfather, Nyles High Eagle, he learns more and more about his Lakota heritage—in particular, the story of Crazy Horse, one of the most important figures in Lakota and American history. Drawing references and inspiration from the oral stories of the Lakota tradition, celebrated author Joseph Marshall III juxtaposes the contemporary story of Jimmy with an insider’s perspective on the life of Tasunke Witko, better known as Crazy Horse (c. 1840–1877). The book follows the heroic deeds of the Lakota leader who took up arms against the US federal government to fight against encroachments on the territories and way of life of the Lakota people, including leading a war party to victory at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Along with Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse was the last of the Lakota to surrender his people to the US army. Through his grandfather’s tales about the famous warrior, Jimmy learns more about his Lakota heritage and, ultimately, himself.
Teased for his fair coloring, eleven-year-old Jimmy McClean travels with his maternal grandfather, Nyles High Eagle, to learn about his Lakota heritage while visiting places significant in the life of Crazy Horse, the nineteenth-century Lakota leader andwarrior, in a tale that weaves the past with the present. Includes historical note and glossary.
Number of Pages: 165
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: III Joseph Marshall
Language: English
Street Date: November 10, 2015
TCIN: 31170399
UPC: 9781419707858
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-2295
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