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Bruchac, Joseph 1942-

Overview
Works: 399 works in 1,207 publications in 4 languages and 113,183 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Short stories  Sports stories  Biography  History  Poetry  Young adult works  Legends 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Performer, Compiler, Signer, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Adapter
Classifications: E98.F6, FIC
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Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 4,698 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 by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,866 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
Lay-ups and long shots : an anthology of short stories by David Lubar( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,485 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
Skeleton man by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her parents disappear and she is turned over to the care of a strange "great-uncle," Molly myst rely on her dreams about an old Mohawk story for her safety and maybe even for her life
Native American animal stories by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories which "demonstrate the power of animals in Native American traditions." Includes "Glossary and pronunciation key, Tribal Nation descriptions," and "Other versions of Native American stories."
The way by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,394 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
Jim Thorpe : original All-American by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,276 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 )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 2,123 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 )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Native American legend, the thirteen scales n Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thrieteen cycles of the moon and changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the wonder of the seasons of the year from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux
The first strawberries : a Cherokee story by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,966 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
How Chipmunk got his stripes : a tale of bragging and teasing by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,895 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
Sacajawea : the story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,851 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
The journal of Jesse Smoke : a Cherokee boy by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,792 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 )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and German and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The childhood of Sitting Bull, who was called Slow and then became the greatest Lakota hero
Squanto's journey : the story of the first Thanksgiving by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,701 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 )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,622 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
Keepers of the animals : Native American stories and wildlife activities for children by Michael J Caduto( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and French and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program for wildlife ecology interweaving Native American cultural heritage with environmental lessons
Crazy horse's vision by Joseph Bruchac( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,546 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 winter people by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,482 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
Bowman's store : a journey to myself by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of the author who was raised by his grandparents and sheltered from the secrets and prejudices of his parents
 
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Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Alternative Names
Bruchac, Joe 1942-

Green Corn Moon 1942-

Joseph Bruchac American children's writer

Joseph Bruchac Amerikaans schrijver

Joseph Bruchac amerikansk författare

Joseph Bruchac amerikansk skribent

Joseph Bruchac indianisch-amerikanischer Autor

부루착, 조셉 1942-

브루샤크, 조세프 1942-

브루차, 조셉 1942-

브루채크, 조셉 1942-

브루책, 조지프 1942-

ブルチャック, ジョセフ

Languages
English (222)

Spanish (3)

German (3)

French (1)

Covers
Sports shorts : an anthology of short storiesLay-ups and long shots : an anthology of short storiesSkeleton manNative American animal storiesThe wayJim Thorpe : original All-AmericanKeepers of the earth : native American stories and environmental activities for childrenThirteen moons on turtle's back : a Native American year of moons