Legends of Big Creek: The Adventures of Little Brooks and the Sky Pony
Steve is a young boy living on his father's Montana cattle Ranch near the community of Big Creek. 100 Years ago an Indian camp had been located where the ranch now exists. Steve's neighbor, George Waters, also has ancestrial ties to the area. His ancestors were the 1st settlers who were tragically killed. All members of the Big Creek community, both white and native, are heirs to the past tragedy and it festers like an open wound affecting the interactions of all. Steve, with the help of his horse Booger, who is also the legendary Sky Pony, is mysteriously transported back in time where he meets and is guided by the Dream Walker. He is able to interact with the tribe, experience life as it was and discovers for himself the truth of what really happened 100 years prior. With this new knowledge Steve hopes to help heal the festering wounds of prejudice, hatred between the two cultures. Ride with Steve and the Sky Pony as they capture wild horses, hunt buffalo, chase cattle rustlers, learn about native life and discover how two seemingly different cultures are very much alike.
This book is written for the 10 year old to adult reader. It addresses such issues as racial diversity, intolerance, hatred, prejudice, judgement issues, and school bullying. It will feed the readers sense of adventure as it envelopes them in the tensions and conflicts between the characters.