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Sitting Bull Remembers by Ann Turner

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Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Biographical / United States,
  • Biographical - United States,
  • Historical - United States - 19th Century,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsWendell Minor (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9232224M
ISBN 100060513993
ISBN 109780060513993

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In realistic detail, Minor (previously paired with Turner for Abe Lincoln Remembers) paints close-ups (e.g., of a young Sitting Bull battle-ready atop horseback or hunting buffalo), as well as. This book is an interesting and thoroughly-researched account of Sitting Bull's life and legacy. In Sitting Bull's lifetime, the Lakota's was still primarily an oral tradition, and further confounding for modern-day researchers, the Lakota regularly changed and /5. Get this from a library! Sitting Bull remembers. [Ann Warren Turner; Wendell Minor] -- Historically accurate fictional portrait of Sitting Bull looking back on the events that shaped his life and fate.   The well-crafted art adds drama and depth to the story. This book is a mood piece that communicates the injustice of Native American oppression in the s. Those looking for an unbiased, fact-filled account of Sitting Bull's life must look elsewhere, for example, to Ann Todd's Sitting Bull (Capstone, ).Pages:

Sitting Bull Remembers [Turner, Ann, Minor, Wendell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sitting Bull Remembers5/5(2). Sitting Bull remembers. Questions have been raised about representation in this title. More about this feature. — by Ann Warren Turner. Historically accurate fictional portrait of Sitting Bull looking back on the events that shaped his life and fate. Themes. Genres: Fiction. Bates Library Catalog Book Details on Google Books. Minor's well-rendered, gorgeous illustrations beg for a text that informs and emulates the lyric language of the Sioux. Short, uninterestingly constructed sentences portray Sitting Bull's encounter with Long Hair (Custer), his eventual flight to Canada and finally his return to the government-designated reservation at Fort Yates. The author purports to speak from the . Sitting Bull of the Hunkpapa band of the Sioux Nation was a warrior, a visionary, a horseman and hunter, and a man who had a deep affinity with nature. Above all, he is remembered as an extraordinary leader who fought for the freedom of his people and helped to preserve their spirit, even in a time of great tragedy.

Sitting Bull Remembers is an excellent book, especially for year olds who want to learn more about a vanished way of life. It is also aesthetic enough to be a coffee table book for any adult interested in Western lore. Early life. Sitting Bull was born on land later included in the Dakota Territory. In , Sitting Bull's great-grandson asserted from family oral tradition that Sitting Bull was born along the Yellowstone River, south of present-day Miles City, Montana. He was named Jumping Badger at birth, and nicknamed Hunkesi, or "Slow," said to describe his careful and unhurried s/wars: Battle of the Little Bighorn. Sitting Bull, c–, Native American chief and spiritual leader, Sioux leader in the battle of the Little Bighorn. He rose to prominence in the Sioux warfare against the whites and the resistance of the Native Americans under his leadership to forced settlement on a reservation led to a punitive expedition.   Buy a cheap copy of Sitting Bull Remembers book by Ann Turner. In this dark room,in this place of fences, strange smells,and men with yellow eyeswhere finally I am caughtand cannot get free,I close my eyes and am home again. . Free shipping over $/5(1).