Waterless Mountain
Waterless Mountain

Waterless Mountain

Written by Laura Adams Armer & illustrated by Sidney Armer
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10 - 14
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Jan 15, 2014
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Younger Brother lives in a dry land, and he dreams of finding the wide water of the Pacific Ocean. This gentle coming-of-age story, rooted in the traditional culture of the Navajo, recounts Younger Brother’s journey toward finding his vocation as a medicine man. Under the guidance of his uncle, the boy learns about the ancient songs, customs, and ceremonies of his people as well as the modern-day magic of movies and airplanes. Written in the 1930s by an authority on Native American life and lore, this Newbery Medal winner offers a vivid portrait of Navajo beliefs and traditions. Its simple but poetic storytelling style is enhanced by numerous black-and-white illustrations.

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    Publication Date
    January 15, 2014
    Dover Publications
    Page Count
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    10 - 14 years

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