The Heart Of A Chief by Joseph Bruchac

The Heart Of A Chief

byJoseph Bruchac

Paperback | August 27, 2001

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Chris Nicola's life is complicated. He lives on the Penacook Indian Reservation and goes to school in town. At school, things are going great--he's been selected to lead a group project on using Indian names for sporting teams. But it's another story at home. The Penacook are divided over whether or not to build a casino on a beautiful island Chris things of as his own. Is there anything one sixth-grade boy can do? 

"Chris's compelling voyage of self-discovery is grounded in everyday events...allowing readers to see into the heart of this burgeoning chief." -Publishers Weekly

"Readers who see injustice in their own lives will admire how much Chris accomplishes with a simple message of respect." -Booklist

About The Author

Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, Bruchac's poems, articles and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poe...

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Title:The Heart Of A ChiefFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.68 × 5.06 × 0.43 inPublished:August 27, 2001Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014131236x

ISBN - 13:9780141312361

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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