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  - katieloucks - LibraryThing

Overall I liked it. I wasn't sure of the ending though. Also, I couldn't tell how much time had passed - she mentions she's pregnant in one chapter for the first time, then has the child in the next, but I thought that only 6 days had pass. Read full review

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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

Living in the eastern part of the United States, we hear a lot about the Trail of Tears, but not much about the Long Walk, both very important parts of American history that need to be remembered ... 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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