Monday, June 9, 2014

Crazy Horse: Brave Warrior by Ann Hood - OPTIONAL

Hood, Ann  The Treasure Chest: Crazy Horse: Brave Warrior, 178 pgs. Grosset Dunlap, 2013.  $6.99.

Language: G; Mature Content: G; Violence: PG; 

Twins Felix and Maisie travel through history on adventures that help them discover lessons about the people they encounter as well as themselves.  The fifth book in the Treasure Hunters series begins with Maisie trying to navigate the jr. high social scene.  Her brother Felix, seems to be having a much easier time and she struggles to find out why she feels so out of place. Add in the big changes going on with their divorced Mother and Father, and Maisie seeks refuge through a time traveling adventure with her brother.  They meet the young Native American that grows up to become Crazy Horse, learning about the importance of valuing yourself along the way.  

Readers who loved Magic Tree House and are ready for more challenging reading would most likely enjoy this series.  


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