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Author Capaldi, Gina.

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

Imprint Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Montezuma,C CAP    Available
Description 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary 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.
Subject Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923 -- Juvenile literature.
Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923.
Yavapai Indians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Biography.
Yavapai Indians -- Biography.
ISBN 9780822576440 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0822576449 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)

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