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Bruchac, Joseph 1942-

Overview
Works: 426 works in 1,089 publications in 1 language and 111,519 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Biography  Young adult works  Code and cipher stories  History  Poetry  Legends  Interviews 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Narrator, Performer, Illustrator, Signer, Author of introduction, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.B82816, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Joseph Bruchac
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 4,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue
Sports shorts : an anthology of short stories ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of eight semi-autobiographical stories about the authors' experiences with sports while growing up. They range from the game "Bombardment" over the lunch hour, sports from gym class, karate, ballet, wrestling, to baseball, basketball and football
Skeleton man by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her parents disappear and she is turned over to the care of a strange "great-uncle," Molly must rely on her dreams about an old Mohawk story for her safety and maybe even for her life
Lay-ups and long shots : an anthology of short stories ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of nine short stories about middle-schoolers and sports. They range from a game of "H-O-R-S-E" to running, ping pong, dirt biking, surfing, place kicking, soccer, and basketball
The way by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cody LeBeau is the new kid at school and the new target for the bullies. He's Abenaki, like most of the school, but still doesn't fit in. Things begin to change when his uncle comes to town for a martial arts competition and he and Cody begin training together
Night wings by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Overview: My dream from last night haunts me. I am still running, still trying to hide from something I cannot see. I know that it sees me with eyes that can pierce the darkness. I know that it hungers to take my life. Paul has always believed in the power of dreams. He knows that they are often warnings. Warnings that should be taken very seriously. Now his nightmare visions of a predatory winged creature are becoming all too real. And though Paul has always depended on the wisdom of his Abenaki ancestors' stories to guide his footsteps, no monster tale could have prepared him for what he is about to encounter, alone, at the top of one of the most dangerous mountains in the world
Jim Thorpe : original All-American by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, focusing on his early athletic career
Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children by Michael J Caduto ( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of traditional tales from various Indian peoples, each accompanied by instructions for related activities dealing with aspects of the environment
Thirteen moons on turtle's back : a Native American year of moons by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux
The first strawberries : a Cherokee story by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quarrel between the first man and the first woman is reconciled when the Sun causes strawberries to grow out of the earth
Sacajawea : the story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sacajawea, a Shoshoni Indian interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, and William Clark alternate in describing their experiences on the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Northwest
How Chipmunk got his stripes : a tale of bragging and teasing by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Bear and Brown Squirrel have a disagreement about whether Bear can stop the sun from rising, Brown Squirrel ends up with claw marks on his back and becomes Chipmunk, the striped one
The journal of Jesse Smoke : a Cherokee boy by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jesse Smoke, a sixteen-year-old Cherokee, begins a journal in 1837 to record stories of his people and their difficulties as they face removal along the Trail of Tears. Includes a historical note giving details of the removal
A boy called Slow : the true story of Sitting Bull by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The childhood of Sitting Bull, who was called Slow and then became the greatest Lakota hero
Keepers of the animals : Native American stories and wildlife activities for children by Michael J Caduto ( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A program for wildlife ecology, interweaving Native American cultural heritage with environmental lessons
Squanto's journey : the story of the first Thanksgiving by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Squanto recounts how in 1614 he was captured by the British, sold into slavery in Spain, and ultimately returned to the New World to become a guide and friend for the colonists
Turtle's race with Beaver : a traditional Seneca story by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Beaver challenges Turtle to a swimming race for ownership of the pond, Turtle outsmarts Beaver, and Beaver learns to share
The winter people by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the French and Indian War rages in October of 1759, Saxso, a fourteen-year-old Abenaki boy, pursues the English rangers who have attacked his village and taken his mother and sisters hostage
Crazy Horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story based on the life of the dedicated young Lakota boy who grew up to be one of the bravest defenders of his people
The boy who lived with the bears : and other Iroquois stories by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of traditional Iroquois tales in which animals learn about the importance of caring and responsibility and the dangers of selfishness and pride
 
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Alternative Names
Bruchac, Joe, 1942-
Green Corn Moon, 1942-
ブルチャック, ジョセフ
Languages
English (201)
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