Native American Chiefs and Warriors

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 5–9

This seven-book series for middle school and reluctant readers takes a look at legendary American Indian chiefs of the Wild West. The short chapter format and action-filled text in each biography keeps the reader’s attention. Focusing on important individuals from an exciting period in American history, American Indian tribes and leaders are discussed as they tried to uphold their people's traditional ways in times of catastrophic change.

  • High-interest topics great for reluctant readers
  • Short-chapter format turns each biography into an action-filled read
  • Biographies of courageous American Indian chiefs and heroes
  • Supports the History curriculum
  • 6” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list with Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2013
  • Series Lexile: 570
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Apache Chief Geronimo

Apache Chief Geronimo

William R. Sanford
When the territories of New Mexico and Arizona became part of the United States, settlers found themselves in the middle of a bloody war between the Apaches and the Mexicans. When the Apaches began to raid American settlements, the U.S..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4093-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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Comanche Chief Quanah Parker

Comanche Chief Quanah Parker

William R. Sanford
Quannah Parker was the last great chief of the Comanche. In this biography, the author tells the real story of this fearless leader, who led attacks on buffalo hunters, including the famous battle at Adobe Walls...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4095-3
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Hunkpapa Lakota Chief Sitting Bull

Hunkpapa Lakota Chief Sitting Bull

William R. Sanford
Sitting Bull was the greatest chief of the Sioux. As both war chief and medicine man, Sitting Bull led the Sioux in their victory at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But he also led them through their years of hardship and turmoil...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4097-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Nez Percé Chief Joseph

Nez Percé Chief Joseph

William R. Sanford
Chief Joseph led his people, the Nez Perce, on one of the greatest journeys in American History. In the early morning hours of June 17, 1877, hundreds of men, women, and children began a three-month journey flight for freedom...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4092-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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Oglala Lakota Chief Red Cloud

Oglala Lakota Chief Red Cloud

William R. Sanford
Red Cloud was the great chief of the Oglala Sioux. He was the only Native American chief to ever win a war against the United States government. Beginning in 1863, white settlers and gold miners swarmed over the Bozeman Trail which cut through the hunting grounds of the Sioux in Wyoming and Montana...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4096-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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Oglala Sioux Chief Crazy Horse

Oglala Sioux Chief Crazy Horse

William R. Sanford
Based on historical accounts, the author tells the real story of this fearless leader, and the many attacks he led against the U.S. Army. Eventually, he was forced to surrender and died mysteriously while under arrest in Fort Robinson, Nebraska...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4094-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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