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In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse

Cover of In the Footsteps of Crazy
by Joseph Marshall III
illustrated by Jim Yellowhawk
2015

Teased for his fair coloring, eleven-year-old Jimmy McClean travels with his maternal grandfather, Nyles High Eagle, to learn about his Lakota heritage while visiting places significant in the life of Crazy Horse, the nineteenth-century Lakota leader and warrior, in a tale that weaves the past with the present. Winner of the 2016 American Indian Library Association Award in the middle school category.