Brighty of the Grand Canyon Author:Marguerite Henry An old prospector living in the canyon found the little burro running wild along Bright Angel Creek named him Brighty, and held him not with ropes but with friendship. When the prospector mysteriously died, Brighty again roamed free. On his trips up and down the canyon wall he hobnobbed with map-makers, artists and geologists, and soon they we... more »re following his trail from rim to river.
Though he was never fully tamed, Brighty made many friends, among them uncle Jimmy Owen, the famous lion hunter, and President Theodore Roosevelt. It was uncle Jim who bound up Brighty's wounds after his fight with a mountain lion, and it was Uncle Jim and Brighty together who solved the mystery of the old prospector.« less