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Smiler's bones

Autore: Peter Lerangis
Editore: New York : Scholastic Press, 2005.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : Pubblico giovane : English : 1st Orchard Books edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In 1897, Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes and "presented" them to the American Museum of Natural History in New York as a living exhibit. Two of them were father and son: Qisuk ("Smiler") and Minik. This is Minik's story. In 1897, famed explorer Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes in Greenland to be "presented" to the American Museum of Natural History. Among the six were a father and a son.
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Genere/forma: Biographical fiction
Biographical fiction, American
Historical fiction, American
Fiction
Persona incaricata: Minik Wallace; Robert E Peary; Robert E Peary; Minik Wallace; Minik Wallace; Robert E Peary; Minik Wallace; Robert E Peary; Minik Wallace; Robert E Peary
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Pubblico giovane, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Peter Lerangis
ISBN: 0439344859 9780439344852 0439344883 9780439344883
Numero OCLC: 55877797
Riconoscimenti: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Descrizione: 147 pages ; 21 cm
Contenuti: Part 1 Quebec, May 7, 1909 --
Part 2 New York, September 30, 1897 --
Part 3 Quebec, May 7, 1909.
Responsabilità: Peter Lerangis.
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In 1897, Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes and "presented" them to the American Museum of Natural History in New York as a living exhibit. Two of them were father and son: Qisuk ("Smiler") and Minik. This is Minik's story. In 1897, famed explorer Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes in Greenland to be "presented" to the American Museum of Natural History. Among the six were a father and a son. Soon, four were dead, including the father (whose bones, unbeknownst to the son, were put on display). One returned to Greenland. And the other -- the young boy -- remained, the only Eskimo in New York for twelve years. His name was Minik. This is his story. A story of lies and deceptions. A story about the price of exploration. A story about discovering the truth of a culture.

In 1897, Robert Peary took six Eskimos from their homes and "presented" them to the American Museum of Natural History in New York as a living exhibit. Two of them were father and son: Qisuk ("Smiler") and Minik. This is Minik's story.

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A dark event brought to light

da CarlaG (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2007-10-01) Eccellente Link permanente
Grades 5-8. A fictionalized account of a dark event in American history, Smiler’s Bones offers up the grief and loneliness of a young Eskimo boy displaced from Greenland by Robert E. Peary for “scientific observations”. Minik, along with six others from his village, were brought in 1896 to the American...
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