Waterlily (New Edition)
Product Description: When Blue Bird and her grandmother leave their family's camp to gather beans for the long, threatening winter, they inadvertently avoid the horrible fate that befalls the rest of the family. Luckily, the two women are adopted by a nearby Dakota community and are eventually integrated into their kinship circles. Published after Deloria's death, this novel offers a captivating glimpse into the daily life of the nineteenth-century Sioux.
Age Level: Young adult (14-18)
Publisher: Bison Books
Book Series: Historical Fiction: American Indian Heritage (Grades 6-12) Remarkable Girls and Women: Native Voices