The life and death of Crazy Horse

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A biography of the Oglala leader who relentlessly resisted the white man's attempt to take over Indian lands.

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This moving biography recounts Crazy Horse's rise to greatness as a Sioux warrior, as well as the hardships and battles his people endured trying to save their land. Historical illustrations by Crazy Horse's cousin, Amos Bad Heart Bull, accompany the text. Read full review

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I can't not stress enough how beautiful the illustrations are in this book, along with the story being told. It is extremely important the children be made aware of the struggle to was involved in the ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Russell Freedman grew up in San Francisco and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. Russell Freedman (born 1929 in San Francisco) is a biographer and author of nearly 50 books for young people. He is most notable for receiving the 1988 Newbery Medal with his work Lincoln: A Photobiography. In 1998, he received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for his lifelong contribution to children's literature. He currently lives in New York City. He received one of the 2007 National Humanities Medals.

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