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The journal of Jesse Smoke : a Cherokee boy

by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 14 Libraries 14 of 15 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Fiction juv DEAR America
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Bridgeville Public Library Public Library Children's Fiction JUV FIC DEA MY
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Series j MY FICTION Bruchac
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Series j MY FICTION Bruchac
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Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Children Fiction DEAR AMERICA J BRUCHAC
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Collection  Children Fiction
 
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Juvenile Fiction J Fic DEAR MyName BK.18
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
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Dormont Public Library Juvenile Fiction J BRUC
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F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Juvenile Fiction JUV F Bruchac
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Hampton Community Library Juvenile Series SERIES J F MY NAME
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Collection  Juvenile Series
 
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J SERIES DEAR
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Fiction J MY
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Plum Community Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC BRU
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Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Fiction j SERIES MYN [MY NAME IS AMERICA]
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Springdale Free Public Library JUV BRUC
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Northland Public Library Children's Fiction CHECKED OUT
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Summary
Jesse Smoke, a sixteen-year-old Cherokee, begins a journal in 1837 to record stories of his people and their difficulties as they face removal along the Trail of Tears. Includes a historical note giving details of the removal.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 5-8. Sixteen-year-old Jesse Smoke records the events leading up to the Trail of Tears as well as the excruciating journey west in this diary-format novel that comes alive with details of everyday life and of Cherokee spirituality and world view. Bruchac integrates a Cherokee creation story, the political issues surrounding the forced removal, and tribal practices into this compelling story about a young adult's struggle to understand what is happening to his people and their way of life: "At the end of each day I see how my mother stands, her eyes on the setting sun. That direction, the direction of the Darkening Land, is the way the whites wish us to go. It is also, in our old beliefs, the direction of death." Concluding historical notes summarize the issues and provide background information, enhanced with black-and-white photos. Bruchac demonstrates his extensive knowledge of the Cherokee people in this outstanding addition to the My Name Is America series. --Karen Hutt"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series My name is America.
Subjects Trail of Tears, 1838-1839 -- Juvenile fiction.
Cherokee Indians -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Trail of Tears, 1838-1839 -- Fiction.
Cherokee Indians -- History -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- History -- Fiction.
Diaries -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Scholastic Inc.,2001
Language English
Description 203 pages : illustrations, color map ; 20 cm.
ISBN 0439121973
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