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Apache

By Tanya Landman

From the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier comes a powerful account of the Apache's struggle for survival in a hostile world.

From the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier comes this haunting account of the Apache's struggle for survival. Siki is an orphan of the Black Mountain Apache. Her mother was killed by Mexicans three years ago and her father lost in an ambush the winter before that. When Siki witnesses the brutal murder of her little brother Tazhi, she vows to become an Apache warrior and avenge his death. This powerful but sensitively written novel will stay with you long after you have turned the final page.

  • A haunting story of suffering and revenge featuring a strong female protagonist.
  • Offers an eye-opening view of nineteenth-century Native American life through historical fiction.

About the author

Tanya Landman has written numerous books for children and young people, including Buffalo Soldier, winner of the Carnegie Medal, Apache, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Booktrust Teenage Prize, The Goldsmith's Daughter, longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Sam Swann and Poppy Fields mystery series and the beautiful picture book Mary's Penny. Tanya lives in Bideford, Devon, with her husband and their two sons. Visit Tanya at www.tanyalandman.com.

Review

"This is a finely told book, gripping in its storytelling with compelling and sensitive characters one comes to care deeply about." Buzz Words

ISBN: 9781406303315
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2007
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 320pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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