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A boy named Beckoning : the true story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American hero

Author: Gina Capaldi
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This story reveals the life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, who was kidnapped from his tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the young boy traveled throughout the Old West, bearing witness to the poor treatment of Native Americans. Carlos eventually became a doctor and leader for his people.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography
Biographies
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Carlos Montezuma; Carlos Montezuma; Carlos Montezuma; Carlos Montezuma
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gina Capaldi
ISBN: 9780822576440 0822576449
OCLC Number: 141187868
Notes: Westfield State University Ely Library notes:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Ages 8-12.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: adapted and illustrated by Gina Capaldi.
Local System Bib Number:
155806

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This story reveals the life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, who was kidnapped from his tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the young boy traveled throughout the Old West, bearing witness to the poor treatment of Native Americans. Carlos eventually became a doctor and leader for his people.
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