Little Brother of War by Gary RobinsonLittle Brother of War by Gary Robinson

Little Brother of War

byGary Robinson

Paperback | June 1, 2013

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Sixteen year old Mississippi Choctaw Randy Cheska lived most of his young life in the shadow of his older football-hero brother, Jack. After Jack is tragically killed while serving in Iraq, Randy? father puts even more pressure on Randy to excel in football. Randy has absolutely no desire or skills to play high school sports but when he discovers that he? good at stickball and loves the game, Randy jumps at the chance to play when its offered.His father considers the sport a relic of the Choctaw past when it was known as the Little Brother of War and used to settle disputes between communities. For Randy, stick ball provides him with a new sense of self-worth and a new direction in life. A PathFinders novel for reluctant readers.
Gary Robinson is a writer and filmmaker of Cherokee and Choctaw descent. He has spent twenty-five years working with American Indian communities to tell the stories of Native people. His previous works include From Warriors to Soldiers and The Language of Victory. He lives in rural central California.
Title:Little Brother of WarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:7 × 4.53 × 0.32 inPublished:June 1, 2013Publisher:Book Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939053021

ISBN - 13:9781939053022