A Boy Called Slow

Written by Joseph Bruchac and Illustrated by Rocco Baviera

This picture-book biography recounts the boyhood of a real Lakota Sioux named Slow, who grew up in the 1830s. Slow yearns for the special vision or manly deed that will inspire his permanent adult name. Readers will feel connected to the real Sitting Bull (Slow) by the end of this story.

Age Range 4 - 8 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Puffin
Grade Level Pre-K - 3rd
ISBN
9780698116160
Lexile AD760
Themes