Author rate:
Page 1 from 8

71 books of Joseph Bruchac

In 1607, when John Smith and his "Coatmen" arrive in Powhatan to begin settling the colony of Virginia, their relations with the village's inhabitants are anything but warm. Pocahontas, the beloved daughter of the Powhatan chief, is just eleven, but this astute young girl plays a fateful, peaceful role in the destinies of two peoples.­Drawing from the personal journals of John Smith, American Book Award winner Joseph Bruchac reveals an important chapter of history through the eyes of two legendary figures.­Includes an afterword, a glossary, and other historical context.

Book rate:
44 downloads
Book rate:
40 downloads
  read online  

Young Prince Rashko is frustrated with his family - no one does any thinking but him! The kingdom and castle seem to be in the hands of fools. So when Rashko's parents mysteriously disappear and the evil Baron Temny parks his army outside the castle walls, it is up to the young prince to save the day. But there is more to this castle and its history than meets the eye, and Rashko will have to embrace his ancestry, harness a dragon, and use his sword-­fighting skills to stop the baron and save the kingdom. Along the way, he realizes that his family is not quite as stupid as he always thought.­Master storyteller Joseph Bruchac, known for his smart, gripping Native American books, here combines his signature action and adventure with a large dose of humor, which just brings this story to a whole new level.

Book rate:
26 downloads

Trust your dreams. Both my parents said that. That's our old way, our Mohawk way. The way of our ancestors. Trust the little voice that speaks to you. That is your speaking. But when those feelings, those dreams, those voices are so confusing, what do you do then? "Help,­" I whisper. "Help.­" I'm not sure who I'm talking to when I say that, but I hope they're listening. Ever since Molly woke up one morning and discovered that her parents vanished, she has had to depend on herself to survive -- and find the reason for their disappearance. Social Services has turned her over to the care of a great-­uncle, a mysterious man Molly has never met before. Then Molly starts having dreams about the Skeleton Man from a spooky old Mohawk tale her father used to tell her...­dreams that are trying to tell her something...­dreams that might save her, if only she can understand them.

Book rate:
20 downloads
  read online  

"Readers who choose the book for the attraction of Navajo code talking and the heat of battle will come away with more than they ever expected to find.­"—Booklist, starred reviewThroughout World War II, in the conflict fought against Japan, N...

Book rate:
14 downloads

From the multi-­award-­winning author of Code Talker comes a Native American perspective on the Civil War.
Louis Nolette, a fifteen-­year-­old Abenaki Indian from Canada, is recruited to fight in the northern Irish Brigade in the Civil War. Though he is too young, and neither American nor Irish, he finds the promise of good wages and the fight to end slavery persuasive enough to join up. But war is never what you expect, and as Louis fights his way through battles, he encounters prejudice and acceptance, courage and cowardice, and strong and weak leadership in the most unexpected places.
This paperback edition includes an author's note, discussion guide, and selected bibliography for further reading.
"A fine choice for readers who want war stories that include plenty of action, as well as reflection.­" —­Booklist

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Book rate:
12 downloads

It's not over, that voice says. Some dreams, rabbit, are like this one I just sent you. They are messages and warnings.­And even though it sends a shiver down my spine, I understand what this message, this warning, means. Skeleton Man will return.­Molly thought she'd put her traumatic past behind her when she escaped from Skeleton Man last year. She rescued her parents and tried to get her life back to the way it used to be. She thought her family would live happily ever after and just be normal again. She thought wrong.­Skeleton Man is back for revenge&#8212but this time Molly is ready.­In this long-­awaited sequel to the award-­winning Skeleton Man, Joseph Bruchac revisits his most terrifying villain yet.

Book rate:
20 downloads
  read online  

The author of Skeleton Man returns with another chilling tale. What kind of sinister creature lurks in the dark pond in the forest? Armie can feel it calling to him . . . and he suspects the answer may lie in the legends of his Shawnee ancestors. Joseph Bruchac, the award-­winning author of Skeleton Man, puts a contemporary spin on Native American lore to create a terrifying tale of monsters and darkness.

Book rate:
12 downloads
  read online  

Years ago, seventeen-­year-­old Apache hunter Lozen and her family lived in a world of haves
and have-­nots. There were the Ones—people so augmented with technology and genetic
enhancements that they were barely human—and there was everyone else who served them.

Then the Cloud came, and everything changed. Tech stopped working. The world plunged
back into a new steam age. The Ones’ pets—genetically engineered monsters—turned on them
and are now loose on the world.

Lozen was not one of the lucky ones pre-­C, but fate has given her a unique set of survival
skills and magical abilities. She hunts monsters for the Ones who survived the apocalyptic events
of the Cloud, which ensures the safety of her kidnapped family. But with every monster she takes
down, Lozen’s powers grow, and she connects those powers to an ancient legend of her people.
It soon becomes clear to Lozen that she is not just a hired gun.

As the legendary Killer of Enemies was in the ancient days of the . . .

Book rate:
5 downloads
Book rate:
5 downloads

Comments

No comments yet

Books of Joseph Bruchac