The Life and Death of Crazy Horse

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Holiday House, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 166 pages
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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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

About the author (1996)

Russell Freedman is well known for his riveting biographies and masterful accounts of the history of the United States. One of the most honored writers for children, Russell Freedman has been honored with the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award, and a National Humanities Medal. He travels widely but makes his home in New York City.

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