The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow

The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow

The Diary of Sarah Nita, A Navajo Girl

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As one of the latest editions to the Dear America series, this tale provides the first-hand account of a Navajo girl who, along with her family and friends, endured the hardships of the Long Walk in an effort to survive and reach her final destination. 120,000 first printing.

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The diary of Sarah Nita, a thirteen-year old Navajo girl, which describes the Navajos' forced 400-mile walk from their ancestral homeland to Fort Sumner in 1864.
The narrator describes her experiences as her Navajo tribe is forced to relocate by the U.S. Army in 1864 New Mexico

Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 1999
ISBN: 9780590972161
Characteristics: 200 p. ; 20 cm


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Blackhawk99 Aug 16, 2012

these books are great for learning history


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