Danny Bigtree’s family has moved to Brooklyn, New York, and he just can’t seem to fit in at school. He’s homesick for the Mohawk reservation, and the kids in his class tease him about being an Indian—the thing that makes Danny most proud. Can he find the courage to stand up for himself?
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. Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, 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.
Age Range: 7 – 10 years
Grade Level: 2 – 5
Series: Puffin Chapters
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Puffin Books; 1 edition (March 1, 1999)
Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5 x 0.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces