Adopted by the Eagles

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Tandem Library, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction
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Caldecott Medalist Paul Goble tells the story of his mentor Chief Edgar Red Cloud in a meticulously rendered Lakota tale of treachery and betrayal. Glimpses of wildlife intimately convey the scale of the Great Plains inside magnificently graphic and bold paintings that reverberate with meaning in this stunning, dramatic account. Full color.

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User Review  - Sulick1 - LibraryThing

I thought this story was a terrific representation of friendship from a multicultural perspective. However, I do not think it would be appealing to the average reader. This is because it is such a far ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl/Aradanryl - Goodreads

The story was great, along with the illustrations. What I enjoyed most was the interspersing of Lakota? words throught the text. I also enjoyed the author's information about his relationship with Chief Edgar Red Cloud. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Paul Goble was born in Haslemere, Surrey, England on September 27, 1933. He was a sharpshooter in the British military from 1951 to 1953. In 1959, he received a National Diploma in Design, with honors, from the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. While working in freelance industrial design and teaching at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design, he and his first wife Dorothy Lee wrote four picture books. In 1977, he decided to become a full-time author and illustrator and accepted a position as the artist-in-residence at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. He and Lee divorced in 1978. He was best known for his picture books inspired by Native American culture and lore including Buffalo Woman, Iktomi and the Boulder: A Plains Indian Story, and Crow Chief: A Plains Indian Story. He received the Caldecott Medal in 1979 for The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses. He died from Parkinson's disease on January 5, 2017 at the age of 83.

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