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Rising Fawn and the Fire Mystery
By: Marilou Awiakta
Illustrated by: Beverly Bringle
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)
"Based on actual events in 1833, Rising Fawn tells the poignant and triumphant story of a young Choctaw girl swept up in the chaos of the Indian Removal to the West. When she is rescued by a soldier and left with a white family in Memphis, Rising Fawn is thrust into a new world away from her people and old way of life. Through the mystery of ceremonial fire, she discovers how to survive without abandoning her heritage.