The Forgotten Heroes

The Forgotten Heroes

The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers

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Item #: NTS45122
ISBN13: 9780590451222
Format: Paperback Book
Pages: 176 pages
Dimensions: 0.46' x 5.25' x 7.62'
Grades: 6 - 12
Lexile® Measure: 1140L
Guided Reading Level: X
DRA Level: 60

Funding Type:
Title I-A, IDEA/Special Education/RTI, Title III, 21st CCLC

Pulitzer Prize-nominee Clinton Cox explores the powerful story of the Buffalo Soldiers, the black regiments used to fight Native Americans in the 1800s. Careful research, extensive quotations, and dramatic archival photographs illuminate a tragic chapter in —when thousands of recently-freed blacks were used to take freedom away from Native Americans. "Rich in carefully reconstructed episodes and acts of heroism."—Kirkus
Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
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