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Sweetgrass basket

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Dutton Children's Books, Volume 1st, New York, p.243 (2005)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3603 .A793 S94 2005

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/6757255

Keywords:

Boarding schools--Fiction, Identity--Fiction, Indians of North America--New York (State)--Fiction, Jane Addams Book Honor, 2006, Juvenile materials, Mohawk Indians--Fiction, Mohawk Indians--Juvenile fiction, Pa.)--Juvenile fiction, Pennsylvania--History--1865- --Fiction, Schools--Fiction, Sisters--Fiction, Sisters--Juvenile fiction, United States Indian School (Carlisle, United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: In alternating passages, two Mohawk sisters describe their lives at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, established in 1879 to educate Native Americans, as they try to assimilate into white culture and one of them is falsely accused of stealing.

Notes:

Lexile measure 1000; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.0; General fiction, Historical fiction