Wilma Mankiller

Wilma Mankiller

Book - 1996
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Eleven-year-old Wilma Mankiller knew her parents had made a big mistake.They had moved the family from rural Oklahoma to a strange, new city.One day, Wilma knew, she would return to the Oklahoma hills and live near other Cherokee families again.But until then, she searched deep down for strength.Author Linda Lowery tells how Wilma found strength in her Cherokee heritage.She also shows how a young girl grew up to become Chief Mankiller, leader of the Cherokee Nation from 1985 to 1995.Illustrations by Janice Lee Porter help bring this moving story to life.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1996
ISBN: 9780876148808
Branch Call Number: J 92 M3151Lo 1996
Characteristics: 56 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Porter, Janice Lee


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