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Crossing Bok Chitto : a Choctaw tale of friendship & freedom

Author: Tim Tingle; Jeanne Rorex Bridges
Publisher: El Paso, TX : Cinco Puntos Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the 1800s, a Choctaw girl becomes friends with a slave boy from a plantation across the great river, and when she learns that his family is in trouble, she helps them cross to freedom.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Tingle; Jeanne Rorex Bridges
ISBN: 0938317776 9780938317777 9781933693200 1933693207
OCLC Number: 61520264
Awards: Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2007
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Tim Tingle ; illustrated by Jeanne Rorex Bridges.

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Seven slaves cross the big river to freedom, led by a Choctaw angel walking on water!  Read more...

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"In a picture book that highlights rarely discussed intersections between Native Americans in the South and African Americans in bondage, a noted Choctaw storyteller and Cherokee artist join forces Read more...

 
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