A Boy Called Slow by Joseph Bruchac

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A Boy Called Slow

by Joseph Bruchac (Author)

(Paperstar Book) Paperback – March 23, 1998

Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull.?Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist?Bruchac?s sensitively told history of Sitting Bull?s coming-of-age reassures young boys that success comes through effort, not birth.? --Booklist?Satisfying for its attention to historical and multicultural issues; stirring in its consummate storytelling.? --Publishers Weekly?The pictures evoke a sense of timelessness and distance, possessing an almost mythic quality that befits this glimpse into history.? --Horn Book

Age Range: 4 - 8 years

Grade Level: Preschool - 3

Lexile Measure: 690L (What's this?)

Series: Paperstar Book

Paperback: 32 pages

Publisher: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (March 23, 1998)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 069811616X

ISBN-13: 978-0698116160

Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.1 x 10.3 inches

 A Boy Called Slow by Joseph Bruchac