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The Trail of Tears

by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

Format: Print Book 1999
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 6 copies
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Avalon Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 973.57 BRU
Location  Avalon Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  J 973.57 BRU
Bridgeville Public Library Easy Reader JUV E 973.57 BRU
Location  Bridgeville Public Library
Collection  Easy Reader
Call Number  JUV E 973.57 BRU
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 973.57 Bru
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
Call Number  j 973.57 Bru
Plum Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 973.04 BRU
Location  Plum Community Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  J 973.04 BRU
Robinson Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 975.0049 BRUCHAC
Location  Robinson Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  J 975.0049 BRUCHAC
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction CHECKED OUT
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
In 1838, settlers moving west forced the great Cherokee Nation, and their chief John Ross, to leave their home land and travel 1,200 miles to Oklahoma. An epic story of friendship, war, hope, and betrayal.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 2^-4. Part of the Step into Reading series, this is a history of how the Cherokees were robbed of their homes and removed from their land to make room for white settlers. Bruchac focuses on the Trail of Tears, the bitter 1,200-mile forced journey from Georgia to Oklahoma in 1838-39 during which thousands died. He sets that march within a wider, quite detailed narrative of the Cherokee nation's struggle and resistance. Magnuson's colorful pictures, packed with people and action, are a little bright for the subject, but strong new readers will find that nonfiction can tell a powerful story. --Hazel Rochman"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Step into reading.
Subjects Trail of Tears, 1838-1839 -- Juvenile literature.
Cherokee Indians -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Cherokee Indians -- Relocation -- Juvenile literature.
Trail of Tears, 1838-1839.
Cherokee Indians -- History.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- History.
Publisher New York :Random House,1999
Contributors Magnuson, Diana.
Language English
Description 46 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN 0679890521 (pbk.)
0679990526 (lib. bdg.)
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