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A Boy Called Slow

The True Story of Sitting Bull
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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.?Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist?Bruchac's sensitively told history 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 history.? --"Horn Book"

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780698116160
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780698116160
    • Publication Date: 03/01/1998
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Joseph Bruchac
    • Author: Rocco Baviera
    • Page Count: 32
    • Width: 7.80 inches
    • Height: 0.08 inches
    • Length: 10.24 inches
    • Weight: 0.25 pounds
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