Bruchac, Joseph 1942-
Most widely held works about Joseph Bruchac
Most widely held works by Joseph Bruchac
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 4,155 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2,883 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.
Lay-ups and long shots : an anthology of short stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,534 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2,423 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 2,311 libraries worldwide
After being taken captive by a band of treasure seekers, thirteen-year-old Paul and his Abenaki grandfather must face a legendary Native American monster at the top of Mount Washington.
Skeleton man by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,287 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.
Jim Thorpe : original All-American by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,195 libraries worldwide
A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, focusing on his early athletic career.
The winter people by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 2,036 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.
Keepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for children by Michael J Caduto ( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 1,835 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 )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,775 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.
Sacajawea : the story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,762 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.
The first strawberries : a Cherokee story by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 1,752 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.
The journal of Jesse Smoke : a Cherokee boy by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,721 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.
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 1,670 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.
A boy called Slow : the true story of Sitting Bull by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
The childhood of Sitting Bull, who was called Slow and then became the greatest Lakota hero.
Crazy Horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,515 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.
Turtle's race with Beaver : a traditional Seneca story by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
When Beaver challenges Turtle to a swimming race for ownership of the pond, Turtle outsmarts Beaver, and Beaver learns to share.
Squanto's journey : the story of the first Thanksgiving by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,410 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.
The boy who lived with the bears : and other Iroquois stories by Joseph Bruchac ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 1,330 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.
Keepers of the animals : Native American stories and wildlife activities for children by Michael J Caduto ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
A program for wildlife ecology interweaving Native American cultural heritage with environmental lessons.
Abenaki Indians American poetry Animals Athletes Athletic ability Audiobooks Authors, American Biography Bruchac, Joseph,--1942- Cherokee Indians Children's poetry, American Cryptography Fiction Folklore French and Indian War (1755-1763) History Human ecology--Study and teaching (Elementary) Indian athletes Indian authors Indian mythology Indians of North America Indians of North America--Social life and customs Iroquois Indians Juvenile works Kidnapping Literary collections Martial arts Military participation--Indian Mohawk Indians Monsters Nature Nature study--Activity programs Navajo Indians Navajo language New York (State) North America Northeastern States Poetry Psychopaths Self-confidence Short stories Southwest, New Sports Sportsmanship Tales Thorpe, Jim,--1887-1953 Trail of Tears (1838-1839) United States United States.--Marine Corps World War (1939-1945)
Bruchac, Joe, 1942-
Green Corn Moon, 1942-
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