A Boy Called Slow (Paperstar Book)

by Joseph Bruchac

Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Ethnic / Native American,
  • Biography,
  • Dakota Indians
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7762323M
ISBN 10069811616X
ISBN 109780698116160

Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K school classrooms across the country. We offer discounted pricing, free shipping and unparalleled expertise and customer service. A Boy Called Slow. ISBN X ISBN Author: Bruchac, Joseph Longing for a more powerful name than Slow, a young Sioux proves. Complete this assessment to test your understanding of Joseph Bruchac's A Boy Called Slow, a book about one such boy. Quiz & Worksheet Goals When you complete this assessment, you will answer. I've created seven close reading questions to accompany the informational story and Houghton Mifflin selection, A Boy Called Slow. Also included are a menu of 3 short Performance Products that could also be used with this story. Please let me know what you think of them. Thanks!4/5(2). Praise for A Boy Called Slow "Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist: he grew up to be Sitting Bull. Bruchac's sensitively told story of Sitting Bull's coming-of-age reassures young boys /5(29).

A Boy Called Slow. Author: Bruchac, Joseph Baviera, Rocco (Ilt) Binding: Softcover: List Price: $ Bargain books are excess inventory or store returns from publishers that are discreetly marked with a small dot or line on the edge of the pages and may exhibit minor cosmetic wear and tear. They may also have a price sticker on it from the. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Boy Called Slow by Joseph Bruchac (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Toggle menu. Search. Sign in or Register. This is the story of Sitting Bull, a Hunkpapa Lakota leader and a famous historical figure. As a boy (named Jumping Badger at birth) he was nicknamed called "Slow" because of his unhurried nature. In this retelling, "Slow" longs for a name that exemplifies strength and bravery in order to be more like his father whom he admires/5(15).

Praise for A Boy Called Slow "Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist: he grew up to be Sitting Bull. Bruchac's sensitively told story of Sitting Bull's coming-of-age reassures young boys . A Boy called Slow: the True Story of Sitting Bull, Joseph Bruchac. Longing for a more powerful name than Slow, a young Lakota proves his courage during a battle with enemy Crow and is given a new name, Sitting Bull, in honor of his bravery.

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Sitting Bull's (Iotanke Tatanka) childhood name, Slow will serve as great encouragement and enlightenment to students who see themselves as "slower" than their peers. This book not only provides a sensitive and well-researched treatment of a Native American hero but also the value of Cited by: 2.

"A Boy Called Slow" by Joseph Bruchac and illustrated by Rocco Baviera is one of those amazing books that you will remember. It is the biography of Sitting Bull, from the time he was born until he was 14 years old when he earned his new name of Sitting Bull.

In 4/5. Summary:This book is the story of a Lakota Indian boy named Slow whom was raised on the great American plains. It was hard for him to grow up in his village being named Slow and living in the shadow of a great warrior, his father.

As Slow grew /5(4). A Boy Called Slow. The True Story of Sitting Bull. During the winter ofa boy was born into a family of Sioux. During the winter ofa boy was born into a family of Sioux.

About A Boy Called Slow The True Story of Sitting Bull from multi-award-winning author Joseph Bruchac. Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull.

Story of a native American boy named "Slow". Story shows how the A Boy Called Slow book and adult get their names. Coming of age and brave act to achieve higher status with tribe. It is a book that is wonderful to 3/5(7). During the winter ofa boy was born into a family of Sioux. As was the custom, he was given a name that came from his actions: Slow.

Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, the proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull. A Boy Called Slow, the story of how the legendary Lakota Suix warrior Sitting Bull got his name, is a wonderful example of what a multicultural book should be.

Rich in cultural references and cross cultural themes, this book questions what role a name played in Lakota Suix culture, and the age old dichotomy of nature versus nurture/5(5). A Boy Called Slow Guide for Parents and Families A Boy Called Slow's printable guide for parents and families provides hands-on activities and ideas My Favorites.

A BOY CALLED SLOW. New York: Philomel Books. ISBN B. PLOT SUMMARY Slow was born into the Hunkpapa band of the Lakota Sious and his name was given to him because he moves slowly. This type of naming is the custom of the Hunkpapa. Even though females are dominant in this society and parents love girls more than boys, Slow’s parents still feel fortunate to have a son.

Bibliography: Bruchac, Joseph, and Rocco Baviera. A Boy Called Slow: The True Story of Sitting Bull. New York, The Putnam and Grosset Group, ISBN Plot Summary: This book recounts the true story of how the well-known Lakota Sioux Indian, Sitting Bull, acquired his name.

Having been named Slow (Slon-he) as a child, Slow’s determination. A Boy Called Slow: The True Story of Sitting Bull by Joseph Bruchac and Rocco Baviera. 14 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity.

Name Pronunciation with Joseph Bruchac; Created by Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC - Univ. Wisconsin, Madison) View. Sitting Bull's (Iotanke Tatanka) childhood name, Slow will serve as great encouragement and enlightenment to students who see themselves as "slower" than their peers.

This book not only provides a sensitive and well-researched treatment of a Native American hero but also the value of /5. A Boy Called Slow. Like most Lakota Sioux boys, Slow yearns for the special vision or manly deed that will inspire his permanent, adult name.

Encouraged by splendid stories of his father's bravery, wisdom and leadership, Slow focuses his energy on becoming a warrior. Friends gradually begin to associate his name with careful deliberation. During the winter ofa boy was born into a family of Sioux.

As was the custom, he was given a name that came from his actions--Slow. As Slow grew older, he proved his courage, and for his daring acts of bravery, his people came to call him by a new name--Sitting Bull.

Dramatic text and rich paintings bring this legendary hero to life/5(6). A Boy Called Slow by Joseph Bruchac,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5().

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During the winter ofa boy was born into a family of Sioux. As was the custom, he was given a name that came from his actions--Slow. As Slow grew older, he proved his courage, and for his daring acts of bravery, his people came to call him by a new name--Sitting Bull.

Dramatic text and rich paintings bring this legendary hero to life. Full. Buy a cheap copy of A Boy Called Slow book by Joseph Bruchac. Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and Free shipping over $Cited by: 2.

True story of a child so deliberate and methodical he was laughingly called "Slow." Deeply shadowed paintings complement Bruchac's dignified telling of the story of Sitting Bull, the Lakota's greatest leader. Integrity and a Boy Called Slow Grade Level: 5 Character Education Focus: Integrity Summary After reading the story "A Boy Called Slow," students will take part in a discussion on how the main character felt about his given name, what he did to earn a new name, and how he showed integrity.

Students will take the perspective of a. A Boy Called Slow By Joseph Bruchac. The Star Boy and the Seven Sisters by Lakota Elder Duane Hollow Horn Bear - Duration: Wo Lakota Recommended for you.

The True Story of Sitting Bull from multi-award-winning author Joseph Bruchac. Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull.

An ALA Notable Book "Being named Slow and growing up in the shadow of a great. But the boy, born many winters ago to the Hunkpapa band of the Lakota Sioux, was called Slow.

Slow knew that until he performed some brave or powerful deed, this was the name by which he would be known. When he reached his seventh winter, he was one of the strongest boys in his tribe.

No one was more at ease riding a : Get this from a library. A boy called Slow: the true story of Sitting Bull. [Joseph Bruchac; Rocco Baviera] -- The childhood of Sitting Bull, who was called Slow and then became the greatest Lakota hero.

For A Boy Called Slow, Baviera visited the Dakotas, the land of the Sioux, where he met Sitting Bull’s great-great-grandson, Isaac Dog Eagle. Together, Bruchac and Baviera captured the essence of Sitting Bull’s land, life, and people through carefully chosen words and images.

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Start studying A Boy Called Slow. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A Boy Called Slow the naming of children The name I would give myself Support for this choice © Name: _____ A Boy Called Slow Becoming Sitting Bull What did Slow do to prove to his tribe that he was determined and courageous.

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Isbn: Longing for a more powerful name than Slow, a young Sioux proves his courage during a battle with enemy Crow and is given a new name, Sitting Bull, in honor of his bravery.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A boy called Slow by Joseph Bruchac,Philomel Books edition, in English A boy called Slow ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 2.