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- ISBN: 9781939053893 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Summertown : 7th Generation, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| Danny Blackgoat is a teenager in 1864 Navajo country when United States soldiers burn down his home, kill his sheep, capture his family, and force them all to walk at gun point to an Army fort far from their homeland. This forced exodus of the Navajo people was called the Long Walk of 1864, and during the journey, Danny is labeled a troublemaker and given the name Fire Eye. Refusing to accept captivity, he is sent to Fort Davis, Texas, a Civil War prisoner outpost. There he battles bullying fellow prisoners, rattlesnakes, and abusive soldiers, until he meets Jim Davis. Davis teaches Danny how to hold his anger and starts him on the road to literacy. In a stunning climax, Davis-who builds coffins for the dead-aids Danny in a daring and dangerous escape. Set in troubled times, Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner is the story of one boy's hunger to be free and to be Navajo. A PathFinders novel for reluctant readers.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
4 ATOS Level
HL 550 Lexile.
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|Subject:||Young Adult Fiction.