Only the Names Remain by Alex W. Bealer
The Cherokees and the Trail of Tears

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A young reader's history of the tragic Trail of Tears march from 1837 to 1838 describes the enforced journey of the Cherokee nation from Georgia to Arkansas, a period during which thousands of Native Americans died. Reissue.

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Kristina Rodanas has illustrated several picture books, including The Story of Blue Elk by Gerald Hausman and her own retelling of The Dragonfly's Tale, both for Clarion. She lives in Orleans, Massachusetts.
Published April 1, 1996 by Little Brown & Co (Juv). 79 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Only The Names Remain ($15.95, $3.95 paper; April 1996; 76 pp.; 0-316-08518-9, paper 0-316-08519-7): This history of the Cherokees in Georgia, originally published in 1972 and textually unrevised here, remains elegantly elegiac, bringing both clarity and immediacy to a complicated story.

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