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Sequoyah : the Cherokee man who gave his people writing

Author: James Rumford; Anna Sixkiller Huckaby
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While walking through a forest of sequoias, a father tells his family the story of the tree's namesake. Sequoyah was a Cherokee man who invented a system of writing for his people. His neighbors feared the symbols he wrote and burned down his home. All of his work was lost, but, still determined, he tried another approach. The Cherokee people finally accepted the written language after Sequoyah taught his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile materials
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Sequoyah; Sequoyah; Sequoyah.; Sequoyah; Sequoyah
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Rumford; Anna Sixkiller Huckaby
ISBN: 0618369473 9780618369478 1415560870 9781415560877
OCLC Number: 54082172
Language Note: English and Cherokee.
Notes: Title also in Cherokee.
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2005.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: by James Rumford ; [translated into Cherokee by Anna Sixkiller Huckaby].
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While walking through a forest of sequoias, a father tells his family the story of the tree's namesake. Sequoyah was a Cherokee man who invented a system of writing for his people. His neighbors feared the symbols he wrote and burned down his home. All of his work was lost, but, still determined, he tried another approach. The Cherokee people finally accepted the written language after Sequoyah taught his six-year-old daughter to read.

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