A visually stunning fictional account by authors Gay Matthaei and Jewel Grutman, of a young nineteenth-century Sioux warrior's quest for knowledge that takes him from the plains of his childhood to a far-off boarding school where he learns the ways of the white world and the value of his own traditions.
- Author: Gay Matthaei and Jewel Grutman
- Hardcover 80 pages
- Publisher: Charlesbridge; 1St Edition edition (October 1, 1994)
- ISBN-10: 1565660633
- Product Dimensions:7.5 x 0.4 x 11.9 inches
Gay Matthaei is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Gay Matthaei include Sketchbook of Thomas Blue Eagle, The Journal of Julia Singing Bear.
Jewel Grutman is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Jewel Grutman include The Sketchbook of Thomas Blue Eagle, The Journal of Julia Singing Bear, The Ledgerbook of Thomas Blue Eagle.
A hand-calligraphed tribute to the narrative pictographs recorded by Plains artists in the ruled ledgerbooks they acquired in trade, the weaving of Cvijanovic's richly detailed original illustrations in the "ledger" style into a simply written story inspired by actual events holds appeal for young readers and those who wish to learn more about Native American art and history.
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