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Crossing Bok Chitto : A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom
by Tim Tingle and Jeanne Rorex Bridges


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When it was first published, "Crossing Bok Chitto" took readers by surprise. This moving and original story about the intersection of Native and African Americans received starred reviews and many awards, including being named an ALA Notable Children s Book and a Jane Addams Honor Book.  Read more...


 
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More About Crossing Bok Chitto by Tim Tingle; Jeanne Rorex Bridges
 
 
 
Overview

When it was first published, "Crossing Bok Chitto" took readers by surprise. This moving and original story about the intersection of Native and African Americans received starred reviews and many awards, including being named an ALA Notable Children s Book and a Jane Addams Honor Book. Jeanne Rorex Bridges illustrations mesmerized readers "Publishers Weekly" noted that her strong, solid figures gaze squarely out of the frame, beseeching readers to listen, empathize and wonder.

Choctaw storyteller Tim Tingle blends songs, flute, and drum to bring the lore of the Choctaw Nation to life in lively historical, personal, and traditional stories.

Artist Jeanne Rorex Bridges traces her heritage back to her Cherokee ancestors."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781933693200
  • ISBN-10: 1933693207
  • Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-13


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - Native American
Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - 19th Century

 
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