The Great Race
Of the Birds and Animals Reprinted edition
By (author) Paul Goble
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Great Race by Paul Goble
Book DescriptionLong ago, when the world was still quite new, buffaloes used to eat people. It's true! The hair on their chins is hair of people they used to eat! It's terrible to think of those times, but the Creator saw people's distress and decreed that a contest be held between all the Two-legged and four-legged creatures. Who would win, thundering Bufalo or fleet-footed Man? None of the other animals was fast enough, and before the end, Beaver and Muskrat slipped off into a cool stream, Jack-rabbit hopped off across the plain, and Mole and Gopher tunneled underground (and may still think the race is on).The winner was decided long ago, in Sioux and Cheyenne legend. Buffalo--who lost--agreed to give up eating men for dinner, and thanks to the cunning of a single magpie, Man became the guardian of the natural world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780689714528
(230mm x 230mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paul Goble
Red Cloud's War, Hardback (June 2015)
With just 80 soldiers, Captain Fetterman boasted that he could defeat the entire Lakota nation. In 1866, after the Civil War, he would get his chance against Lakota chief Red Cloud. Fetterman's failure forced a negotiated peace treaty conceding every demand by the Lakota!
Horse Raid, Hardback (June 2014)
Young Lone Bull dreamed of becoming a warrior. For the tribes of the American plains in the Buffalo Days of pre-reservation life, horse raiding was a chance for men to show their courage and bravery in battle. But Lone Bull's father had just refused to let him join the horse raid! How could he become a warrior if he remained at home?
Custer's Last Battle, Hardback (October 2013)
When 700 men commanded by General Custer faced the combined forces of the Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes led by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull at the Little Bighorn, the massacre became the stuff of legend. This title retells this story of honor and bravery through the eyes of Red Hawk, a fictional young Lakota warrior.
Man Who Dreamed of Elk Dogs, Hardback (June 2012)» View all books by Paul Goble
Helps readers to discover the story of how horses first appeared to the tribes of the American Plains. This book features a collection of 23 traditional stories from the Blackfoot, Lakota, Assiniboin, Pawnee, and Cheyenne nations.
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