The Life and Death of Crazy Horse

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Holiday House, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 166 pages
12 Reviews
A profile of the Teton Sioux warrior depicts him as a shy, sensitive youth who overcame his fears in order to protect his people and their lands from invading white settlers, and follows his achievements in the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.

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Review: The Life and Death of Crazy Horse

User Review  - Penny Ramirez - Goodreads

Read aloud in the car on our trip to South Dakota & Wyoming. Great way for all of us to learn some of the history behind the monuments & national parks before we visited. Sad and moving tribute. Well written. Brought to life the fantastic Crazy Horse monument. Read full review

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User Review  - Neil Geisel - Goodreads

Loved it! I couldn't put it down. There was a lot I learned in this account. I got emotional reading it, which is not common for me in reading. Read full review

About the author (1996)

Russell Freedman is the award-winning author of numerous books. His nonfiction books range in subject from the lives and behaviors of animals to people in history whose impact is still felt today. Freeedman's work has earned him several awards, including a Newbery Medal in 1994 for Lincoln: a Photobiography, a Newbery Honor each for Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery in 1994 and The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane in 1992, and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal.

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