Moon of Two Dark Horses by Sally M. Keehn

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While a war is brewing between the American colonists and the British, two boys, young Delaware Indian Coshmoo and Daniel, the settler boy, find that their friendship can overcome anything, even a war.
 

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Sally M. Keehn lives in Allentown, Pennsyvania.
 
Published September 12, 1995 by Philomel. 218 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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At birth, 13-year-old Margaret “Magpie” Gabbard is given two names, a legacy and a prophecy by “the moon herself—hidden within her long black cloak.” Magpie will one day rise above her grandfather’s fighting legacy with the rival Sizemores, put her “cussedness to good use” and save everyone in Sq...

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As the Revolutionary War begins, the friendship of Daniel and Coshmoo is being torn apart.

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The plight of Native Americans during the Revolutionary War is eloquently conveyed in this affecting novel. Coshmoo, the only son of the Delaware Indian leader Queen Esther, describes his village on t

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At the same time, the moon visited her father, inspiring a name for his new daughter (for the white streaks in her black hair that resemble the bird) and also a prophecy: if the girl ""can rise above her grandpa's fighting legacy and put her cussedness to good use, one day she could save us all."...

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Coshmoo, the only son of the Delaware Indian leader Queen Esther, describes his village on the banks of the Susquehanna River and his close friendship with Daniel Seibert, the son of nearby white settlers.

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In a starred review, PW called this tale of the plight of Native Americans during the Revolutionary War "eloquently conveyed.

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Their belief in dreams and stories is the beginning of their efforts to hold on to friendship and prevent their people from destroying each other in war.

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