Trail Of Tears

Trail Of Tears

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A history of the uprooting of the Cherokee Nation from their homes and their 1,200 mile journey to Oklahoma, which the Cherokee call the Trail of Tears, captures the event's tragedy and offers a testament to human endurance. Simultaneous.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 153 x 226 x 5mm | 102g
  • Random House USA Children's Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0679890521
  • 9780679890522
  • 130,011

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In 1838, settlers moving west forced the great Cherokee Nation, and their chief John Ross, to leave their home land and travel 1,200 miles to Oklahoma. An epic story of friendship, war, hope, and betrayal.
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About Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist, and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. He is the coauthor of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series with Michael Caduto. Bruchac's poems, articles, and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children including Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief.
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197 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 33% (65)
4 33% (65)
3 25% (49)
2 6% (11)
1 4% (7)
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