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A boy named Beckoning : the true story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American hero / adapted and illustrated by Gina Capaldi.

Capaldi, Gina. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 921 MON (Text) 39206020027981 J Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0822576449 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 9780822576440 (reinforced) :
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis [Minn.] : Carolrhoda Books, [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 31-32).
Summary, etc.:
This story reveals the life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, who was kidnapped from his tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the young boy traveled throughout the Old West, bearing witness to the poor treatment of Native Americans. Carlos eventually became a doctor and leader for his people.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
NC880L Lexile
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923 > Juvenile literature.
Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923.
Yavapai Indians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America > Southwest, New > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Yavapai Indians > Biography.
Indians of North America > Southwest, New > Biography.

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