Description : This powerful account of the tragic defeat of the Nez Perce Indians in 1877 by the United States Army is narrated by Chief Joseph's strong and brave daughter.
Description : SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 47-page guide for "Thunder Rolling in the Mountains" by Scott O'Dell includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 23 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like The Unavoidability of War During Colonization and Connection to Home.
Description : "In graphic novel format, explores the battles and hardships faced by Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce when they were forced to leave their homelands"--Provided by publisher.
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Description : Chief Joseph was the name given to the leader of the Nez Perce Indians by the white men who couldn't pronounce Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekht (Thunder Rolling in the Mountains). Inheriting the leadership of the Wallowa Band from his father Tuekakas in 1871, Joseph led his people in the Nez Perce war of 1877, the first and only war between the Nez Perce and the whites. Find out about the life of this man who led the Nez Perce on their epic run for freedom in this 15-minute biography. Ages 8 and up. Educational Versions include exercises designed to meet Common Core standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
Description : Dramatically recreates the life of the Indian chief who led the Nez Perces in their last, disasterous campaign against the white man
Description : This biography introduces readers to Scott O'Dell, the Newbery Medal winning author of Island of the Blue Dolphins. He is also the author of The King's Fifth, The Black Pearl, and Thunder Rolling in the Mountains. Readers will learn about O'Dell's childhood in California, his work in film business, and his switch to young adult fiction. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight O'Dell's childhood, family, education, and life as an author. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Description : Reproducible student activities cover colonial experiences, including interaction with Native Americans, family and social life, the beginnings of slavery, and the seeds democracy.