Sing down the moon

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Dell, May 1, 1976 - Juvenile Fiction - 137 pages
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A young Navaho girl recounts the events of 1864 when her tribe was forced to march to Fort Sumner as prisoners of the white soldiers.

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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

A gentle tale of a young Navajo maiden around the time of that nation's own "Trail of Tears". Not graphic, but somber, and definitely worth a read for youth or adults. Read full review

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User Review  - Adilinaria - LibraryThing

Not nearly as bad as Zia but not nearly as good as Island. I think if I'd read this one as a kid I would have loved it. It certainly didn't have the power to transcend age groups like some children's ... Read full review


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Scott O'Dell (1898-1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

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