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The Education of Little Tree

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 13,183 Ratings and 1,837 Reviews

Book Description
The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression.

"Little Tree" as his grandparents call him is shown how to hunt and survive in the mountains, to respect nature in the Cherokee Way, taking only what is needed, leaving the rest for ... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of New Mexico Press
BindingHardcover (44 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages216
ISBN-100826328083
ISBN-13978-0826328083
Publication Date08/31/2001
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About Forrest Carter (Author) : Forrest Carter is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Forrest Carter include The Education of Little Tree.
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About Rennard Strickland (Foreword) : Rennard Strickland is a published author of young adult books. Published credits of Rennard Strickland include The Lawyer Myth: A Defense of the American Legal Profession, The Education of Little Tree... more
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2/24/2014 Lola Perkett tagged as: Inspired me, I read

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11/26/2007 Debbie Reese said: Many problems with this book.... I posted an essay about it at my blog: http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/2007/11/where-is-your-copy-of-education-of.html
tags: stereotypes, Not recommended

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8/31/2007 Amy Moreno tagged as: I Read

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