Her Seven Brothers

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Aladdin, Sep 30, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When an Indian girl begins to make clothes beautifully decorated with porcupine quills for seven brothers she has not yet met, her parents believe that unseen powers have spoken to her.
The girl knows she must travel to the north country to find the seven brothers. She comforts her mother by saying, "Soon you will see me again with my brothers; everyone will know and love us!"

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User Review  - Vania_Coates - LibraryThing

An interesting story about both the Native American culture and the creation of the Big Dipper. It speaks of the strength and courage of the girl who left her family to find her seven brothers. Once ... Read full review

HER SEVEN BROTHERS

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Another beautifully realized legend of the Plains Indians from the author-illustrator of The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses (Caldecott Medal, 1979). In the cadenced prose of an old storyteller ruminating ... Read full review

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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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