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"