Lasting Echoes by Joseph Bruchac
An Oral History of Native American People

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From Abenaki to Lakota to Navajo, Native Americans have a rich and complex history. Geronimo, Chief Little Robe--they speak of their respect for the land, of tradition, and of how the colonization of America changed their lives forever. With sensitivity and grace, Native American author, poet, and storyteller Joseph Bruchac combines these stirring memoirs to create a compelling portrait of a proud and determined people.

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JOSEPH BRUCHAC is a poet, storyteller, and author of more than sixty books for children and adults who has received many literary honors, including the American Book Award and the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. He is of Abenaki and Slovak heritage, and lives in Greenfield Center, New York. Paul Morin is an artist, musician, photographer, and filmmaker who has illustrated over dozen picture books, including The Ghost Dance, and Animal Dreaming. With the debut of The Orphan Boy in 1990, Morin.s art was met with overwhelming praise for his gorgeous oil paintings containing grit, sand, and twigs from the African landscape. Paul has received many accolades for his work, including a nomination for the Kate Greenaway Medal and two Society of Illustrators' awards.
Published October 1, 1997 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The writing is clear, but the breadth of the book, encompassing many tribes and a collapsed history, from the first white settlers' arrival to the present, won't allow the book to stand alone for this age group.

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