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  • Published: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c2008.
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Description: 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 880

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9780822576440 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • 0822576449 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)


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A boy named Beckoning : the true story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American hero

by Capaldi, Gina.

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Call number: J 921 Montezuma, Carlos

Available Copies: Malletts Youth, Traverwood Youth

Additional Details

This story reveals the life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, who was kidnapped from his tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the young boy traveled throughout the Old West, bearing witness to the poor treatment of Native Americans. Carlos eventually became a doctor and leader for his people.

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