Sing Down the Moon Author:Scott O'Dell One lovely spring day, fourteen year old Bright Morning and her firend Running Bird took their sheep to pasture. The sky was clear blue against the red buttes of the Canyon de Chelly, and the fields and orchards of the Navahos promised a rich harvest. Bright Morning was happy as she gazed across the beautiful valley that was the home of her trib... more »e. She turned when Black Dog barked, and it was then that she saw the Spanish slavers riding straight toward her.
"The forced migration of Navahos from their original homeland in Arizona to Fort Sumner, New Mexico, is described from the Indian point of view in a poignantly moving first-person story about Navaho life in the mid-1860s."« less