The Young Healer

The Young Healer

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By: Frank N. McMillan III

Winner of the NAESP Children's Chapter Book Award!

In The Young Healer tradition meets contemporary when what starts out as just another day becomes anything but that for young Feather Anderson. Her beloved grandfather, a traditional Lakota healer, pulls her out of class one snowy morning and takes her on an old-fashioned vision quest in the heart of New York City in hopes of finding the perfect Lakota medicine. It becomes the most magical day ever for eleven-year-old Feather Anderson, the day she saves her little brother’s life. Feather follows in her grandfather’s footsteps of healing as a medicine man and she then earns her newly-given secret Lakota name.

The NAESP Children’s Book of the Year Contest winner is carefully selected by a panel of national book experts. The Young Healer is a chapter book winner. It is a unique tale that will capture the imaginations of young and old.

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Frank N. McMillan III

Frank N. McMillan III has had a lifelong interest in and respect for the history and traditions of the first Americans. He consults with nonprofit organizations that address homelessness, poverty, illiteracy, and other urgent social issues. He lives in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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ISBN: 978-1-934133-49-1

ISBN: 978-1-934133-50-7

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ISBN: 978-1-60734-463-6 PDF
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Ages: 9-12
Page count: 216

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