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Saltypie : a Choctaw journey from darkness into light

Author: Tim Tingle; Karen Clarkson
Publisher: El Paso, TX : Cinco Puntos Press, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Bee stings on the backside! That was just the beginning. Tim was about to enter a world of the past, with bullying boys, stones and Indian spirits of long ago. But they were real spirits, real stones, very real memories...In this powerful family saga, author Tim Tingle tells the story of his family's move from Oklahoma Choctaw country to Pasadena, TX. Spanning 50 years, Saltypie describes the problems encountered by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Tim Tingle; Tim Tingle; Tim Tingle; Tim Tingle; Tim Tingle
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Tingle; Karen Clarkson
ISBN: 9781933693675 1933693673
OCLC Number: 459210003
Awards: American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book, 2012
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Tim Tingle ; illustrated by Karen Clarkson.
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Saltypie is the sweet taste of Choctaw tears. 


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"This book is exceptional. When people ask me for a short list of recommended books, Saltypie is going to be on that list." Debbie Reese, American Indians in Children's Literature blog"His strong, Read more...

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