Saga of the Sioux by Dee Brown
An Adaptation from Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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This new adaptation of Dee Brown's multi-million copy bestseller, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, is filled with photographs and maps to bring alive the tragic saga of Native Americans for middle grade readers. Focusing on the Sioux nation as representative of the entire Native American story, this meticulously researched account allows the great chiefs and warriors to speak for themselves about what happened to the Sioux from 1860 to the Massacre of Wounded Knee in 1891.  This dramatic story is essential reading for every student of U.S. history.
 

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Dee Brown (1908-2002) was a leading authority on western American history. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee was a New York Times bestseller translated into twelve languages and is considered a classic in its field. Dwight Jon Zimmerman has adapted children's versions of books by distinguished authors such as James McPherson and Simon Winchester. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published October 7, 2014 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War, Children's Books.

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The overall effect feels dated, including occasional flowery prose from the original book, such as “the remnants of the once proud woodland Sioux awaited their fate.” Except for material supporting the introduction and epilogue, source notes are not included;

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City Book Review

Saga of the Sioux is an edited version of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, the history of the Indian Wars, detailing how the United States government broke treaty after treaty and disregarded the rights of Native Americans.

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Portland Book Review

Filled with plenty of pictures and maps and divided into accessible chapters, from the informative “Who Are the Sioux?” to various narrative accounts of the Sioux wars, Saga of the Sioux not only pays homage to its mentor text and the actual historical accounts, it also presents these accounts in...

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