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Children's Fiction Native American

Little Brother of War

by (author) Gary Robinson

Publisher
Book Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Jun 2013
Category
Native American
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781939053022
    Publish Date
    Jun 2013
    List Price
    $12.95

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Description

Sixteen year old Mississippi Choctaw Randy Cheska lived most of his young life in the shadow of his older football-hero brother, Jack. After Jack is tragically killed while serving in Iraq, Randy? father puts even more pressure on Randy to excel in football. Randy has absolutely no desire or skills to play high school sports but when he discovers that he? good at stickball and loves the game, Randy jumps at the chance to play when its offered. His father considers the sport a relic of the Choctaw past when it was known as the Little Brother of War and used to settle disputes between communities. For Randy, stick ball provides him with a new sense of self-worth and a new direction in life. A PathFinders novel for reluctant readers.

About the author

Award-winning writer and filmmaker Gary Robinson (Choctaw/Cherokee) has participated in the production of dozens of Native American educational, informational, and documentary television projects and worked to create Native American content most of his adult life. He is the author of sixteen books for young people. Gary lives in Santa Ynez, California.

 

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