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  - 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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User Review  - irisdovie - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. I found it very sad yet also beautiful. It reminded me a lot of other Native American stories I have read, in which any type of heroic action requires some type of sacrifice. I ... 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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