Her Seven Brothers

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Bradbury Press, 1988 - Brothers and sisters - 32 pages
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This Cheyenne legend tells of the story behind the Big Dipper (the Plough). An Indian girl makes seven sets of shirts and moccasins to take to seven brothers who live in the North Country where the youngest brother becomes her protector. When they are forced to flee, they all jump into the sky.

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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

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User Review  - ally.hughes87 - LibraryThing

A young Native American girl knows she must travel North to find the seven brothers she has yet to meet. When she finds them, she has gifts for them and they quickly call her "sister". They take care ... Read full review


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Paul Goble is an award-winning author and illustrator of over 40 children's books. His book, The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, won the prestigious Caldecott Medal. He lives with his wife in Rapid City, SD.

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