Talking leaves / by Joseph Bruchac
- Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
- New York, NY : Puffin Books, 2017.
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- 235, 18 pages ; 20 cm
- Thirteen-year-old Uwohali has not seen his father, Sequoyah, for many years. So when Sequoyah returns to the village, Uwohali is eager to reconnect. But Sequoyah s new obsession with making strange markings causes friends and neighbors in their tribe to wonder whether he is crazy, or worse practicing witchcraft. What they don t know, and what Uwohali discovers, is that Sequoyah is a genius and his strange markings are actually an alphabet representing the sounds of the Cherokee language.
- 0142422983 and 9780142422984
- First published in the United States of America by Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2016., Includes a note about the historical Sequoyah, the Cherokee syllabary, a glossary of Cherokee words, and suggestions for further reading., and Contains an excerpt from Joseph Bruchac's critically acclaimed novel Code Talker.
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