Mashantucket Pequot Museum Library and Archives Blog

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

2 New Pathfinders Books

7th Generation, an imprint of Book Publishing Company in Summertown, Tennessee, has added two new titles in their high interest, quick-read series, Pathfinders

Tim Tingle (Choctaw) continues Danny Blackgoat’s story in the second of three books about the Navajo teenager taken prisoner during the Long Walk of 1864. Look for Danny Blackgoat: Rugged Road to Freedom and you will want go back and read the first book, Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner which was named the 2014 American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book for Middle School.

Gary Robinson writes about contemporary American Indian boys exploring their heritage through sports, canoe trips, powwows, and more. His latest book is Son Who Returns. Fifteen year old Mark Centeno spends the summer with his Chumash grandmother: “I had attended one of the largest gatherings of Native people in the country. And I had danced the Men’s Traditional style like my grandfather before me.”