Longwalker's Journey: A Novel of The Chocktaw Trail of Tears
Product Description: In 1831, ten-year-old Minko Ushi is part of the forced removal of his Choctaw people from their homeland in Mississippi to Indian Territory. Minko's father decides to travel ahead by foot, taking Minko and his beloved pony, Black Spot, with him. As he walks hundreds of miles across Arkansas Territory through howling snowstorms, Minko learns that his people are much like his stubborn little pony: They may suffer, but their spirit will never be broken.
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)
Book Series: A Changing World: American Indian Heritage Historical Fiction: American Indian Heritage (Grades 6-12) Horse Stories: American Indian Heritage