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Gary Paulsen.
New York : Dell : Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, 1991, c1990.
184 p. ; 18 cm.


"Laurel-leaf books."
Finding a skull on a camping trip in the canyons outside El Paso, Texas, Brennan becomes involved with the fate of a young Apache Indian who lived in the late 1800s.
Reading level: 5.2.

Best Books:

Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000 ; H.W. Wilson; United States

State and Provincial Reading Lists:

Lone Star Reading List, 1991-1992 ; Reading List; Texas
Mark Twain Award, 1992-1993 ; Nominee; Missouri
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, 1996 ; Nominee; Illinois
South Carolina Young Adult Book Award, 1993 ; Nominee; South Carolina

Reading Measurement Programs:

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.5
Accelerated Reader Points 5
Accelerated Vocabulary

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.
Lexile Measure 930

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 6-8
Reading Level 7
Title Point Value 8
Lexile Measure 930


Publishers Weekly (Publishers Weekly)
A psychic link is forged between a 19th-century Apache boy and Brennan, a 15-year-old on a camping trip who undertakes a grueling journey. ``Terse language keeps the story moving at a brisk pace,'' PW commented. Ages 12-up. (Sept.)


Apache Indians--Fiction.
Indians of North America--Texas--Fiction.
LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng)
0440210232 (pbk.)
0440210232 $3.50
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