Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac
History, Tribal, Young Readers
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As a writer and traditional storyteller, Joseph Bruchac often draws on his Native American (Abenaki) ancestry and his home area, the Adirondack Region of northern New York. Author of more than 130 books for young readers and adults, his experiences include running a college program in a maximum security prison and teaching in Ghana. His most recent novel, Talking Leaves, is about Sequoyah’s creation of the Cherokee alphabet.

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