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Black Mountain boy : a story of the boyhood of John Honie

Author: Vada F Carlson; Gary Witherspoon; John Honie; Andy Tsihnahjinnie; Navaho Curriculum Center.
Publisher: [Rough Rock, Ariz.] : [Navaho Curriculum Center], 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the life of a Navajo boy in Arizona at the beginning of the century as he herded sheep and grew to manhood as the adopted son of a childless couple.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: John Honie; John Honie
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vada F Carlson; Gary Witherspoon; John Honie; Andy Tsihnahjinnie; Navaho Curriculum Center.
OCLC Number: 448463
Notes: "Prepared by the Navaho Curriculum Center, Rough Rock Demonstration School, Rough Rock, Arizona."
"In acknowledging the work done on this book, principal thanks go to John Honie who very generously made available many of his intimate experiences and feeling as a boy. Della Jumbo and Paul Platero translated the tape recordings from which the book was written. Vada Carlson prepared the original draft. After extensive research and several long days of consultation with John Honie, I revised and rewrote the text"--Page 7.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: written by Vada Carlson and Gary Witherspoon ; illustrated by Andy Tsinajinnie.

Abstract:

Recounts the life of a Navajo boy in Arizona at the beginning of the century as he herded sheep and grew to manhood as the adopted son of a childless couple.

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by cbeaudet (WorldCat user on 2005-12-05)

Foreward....................1 Preface.....................3 Introduction................5 Acknowledgements............7 Photographs of John Honie...8 Chapters: One: Big Sister and Learning to Herd the Sheep.....9 Two: Mother's Brother Visits and Tells Stories.....25 Three: A Visit and a Request.........................35 Four: New Home at Long Ridges.......................49 Five: Father Brings Honie a Gift....................57 Six: Becoming a Man................................67

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