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Heart of a Chief
Heart of a Chief
Author: Joseph Bruchac
Sixth-grader Chris Nicola lives on an Indian reservation where the issue of casino gambling has divided the people--and endangered the island that is Chris's special place. When a school project on using Indian names for sports teams puts Chris in the spotlight, he finds himself taking his first steps toward leadership. But can one kid really...  more » make a difference? Joseph Bruchac is the award-winning author of over fifty books for adults and children, many of which draw on the Abenaki Indian culture that is part of his heritage. He chose a fictional setting for this story, based on his writing and storytelling workshops with Native American children on reservations throughout North America.
ISBN-13: 9780803722767
ISBN-10: 0803722761
Publication Date: 10/1/1998
Pages: 160
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Dial
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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