Runs With Horses
By Brian Burks
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, Large Print, 9780152002640, 128pp.)
Publication Date: November 1995
Categories: Historical - General
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Sixteen years old in 1886, Runs With Horses is a member of the last small band of Apaches continuing to resist the U.S. Army. His training for manhood as a Chiricahua Apache has been difficult but thrilling, and he is eager to accomplish the final two of the four raids required to be-come a warrior. Sadly, this is not possible when they at last surrender to the U.S. Army. “With its compact size, terse sentences, large print, and action-packed plot, the book is certain to lure reluctant readers, and history buffs will applaud the factual epilogue and bibliography.”--Booklist
Brian Burks's Wrango was recently awarded the Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Juvenile Fiction. He lives in Tularosa, New Mexico.