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Macmillan Children's Book

Saga of the Sioux

An Adaptation from Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Author: Dee Brown; adaptation by Dwight Jon Zimmerman

Saga of the Sioux

Saga of the Sioux

$14.99

About This Book

This new adaptation of Dee Brown's multimillion-copy bestseller, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, is filled with photographs and maps to bring alive the tragic saga of Native Americans for...

Page Count
224
On Sale
12/02/2014

Book Details

This new adaptation of Dee Brown's multimillion-copy bestseller, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, is filled with photographs and maps to bring alive the tragic saga of Native Americans for middle-grade readers. Focusing on the Sioux nation as representative of the entire Native American story, this meticulously researched account allows the great chiefs and warriors to speak for themselves about what happened to the Sioux from 1860 to the Massacre of Wounded Knee in 1891. This dramatic story is essential reading for every student of U.S. history.

Imprint Publisher

Square Fish

ISBN

9781250050670

In The News

“A cogent, heartbreaking narration.” —BCCB

“History classes and others interested in this period will welcome this offering.” —Booklist

“A masterful adaptation. . . . This is a must-have addition to any United States history collection serving teens.” —VOYA

“A powerful work, this book will serve as a discussion starter and as an educational tool.” —School Library Journal

“A wrenching account of the injustices the Sioux endured from white men and the battles that ensued, based on Dee Brown's classic Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Shattering, appalling, compelling. . . . One wonders, reading this searing, heartbreaking book, who, indeed, were the savages.” —The Washington Post on Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

“A first-rate account--strongly and ardently written.” —The New Yorker on Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

“Fusing scholarship with a capacity for writing a story of epic proportions, Brown has cut through a mass of white expansionist rhetoric to give the reader an Indian perspective of the conquest of the trans-Mississippi West for the last four decades of the nineteenth century. Highly recommended.” —Choice on Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Saga of the Sioux

Saga of the Sioux

$14.99