The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

3.88 (86 ratings by Goodreads)
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An Apsaalooka (Crow) Indian girl has lived her life as a virtual outcast, overshadowed by her dead twin brother, who it was prophesied would become a great leader. One night, she sets off on a journey to prove to her people and herself that she is the one destined for greatness.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 197 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 13mm | 180g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747541590
  • 9780747541592
  • 1,265,139

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"Matcheck makes a stunning debut in a survival story that reveals not only the dangers of the wilderness but the risks to the human heart . . . Readers will not only have a sense of place, they will be gripped by many of the same emotions."- Starred, "Booklist" "Good characterization coupled with a tight plot and authentic setting make this book a good choice not only for readers interested in early Native American life but also for readers looking for a good coming-of-age or adventure story." - "VOYA" "[A] thoroughly credible portrait of an arrogant girl's metamorphosis into a teachable, worthy woman, whom readers will believe is indeed capable of greatness." - "Publishers Weekly"
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Rating details

86 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 37% (32)
4 26% (22)
3 27% (23)
2 9% (8)
1 1% (1)
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