By Nancy Bo Flood,Shonto Begay
Fourteen-year-old Tess is having a troublesome sufficient time figuring out what it capability to be half white and half Navajo, yet now she's dealing with her sister Gaby's declaration that she is going to enlist and struggle within the Iraq conflict. Gaby's choice comes simply weeks after the scoop that Lori Piestewa, a member in their group, is the 1st local American lady in US historical past to die in wrestle, including to Tess's tension and feelings. whereas Gaby is away, Tess reluctantly cares for her sister's semi-wild stallion, Blue, who will train Tess tips to care for tragic loss and consultant her personal trip of self-discovery.
Lori Piestewa used to be a real-life soldier who used to be killed in Iraq and was once a member of the Hopi tribe. again subject comprises additional information regarding Piestewa in addition to a notice by means of writer Nancy Bo Flood detailing her reports dwelling at the Navajo reservation. A pronunciation consultant to all Navajo vocabulary used in the textual content can also be included.
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