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Author Rumford, James, 1948-

Title Sequoyah : the Cherokee man who gave his people writing / by James Rumford.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Sequoyah RUM    Available
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Summary 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.
Language English and Cherokee.
Subject Sequoyah, 1770?-1843.
Cherokee Indians -- Biography.
Cherokee language -- Writing.
Cherokee language -- Alphabet.
ISBN 0618369473 : $16.00

 
    
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