Danny Blackgoat: Navajo Prisoner

Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner by Tim Tingle

Danny Blackgoat: Navajo Prisoner

  • Paperback
  • 7th Generation (2013)
  • SKU: 9781939053039
Regular price $9.95
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Danny Blackgoat is a teenager in Navajo country when soldiers burn down his home, kill his sheep and capture his family. During the Long Walk of 1864, Danny is labeled a troublemaker and given the name Fire Eye. Refusing to accept captivity, he is sent to Fort Davis, Texas, a Civil War prisoner outpost. There he battles bullying fellow prisoners, rattlesnakes and abusive soldiers until he meets Jim Davis. Jim teaches Danny how to hold his anger and starts him on the road to literacy. In a stunning climax, Jim—who builds coffins for the dead—aids Danny in a daring and dangerous escape. Set in troubled times, "Danny Blackgoat" is the story of one boy's hunger to be free "and" be Navajo.

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