The Inside Guide: Famous Native Americans
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
Crazy Horse is one of the most iconic and well-known Native Americans. This book explores his life story. Readers follow his birth in the Lakota Oglala tribe to his resistance against the American government and ultimately his death at Fort Robinson in Nebraska. Sidebars detail the socioeconomic structures of his tribe and community and his significance today. Readers will understand his legacy and view his lasting image in the Crazy Horse Memorial. Historical events are presented from the perspective of the American government, the settlers he encountered, and the Lakota he fought to protect. Through easy-to-understand language and vivid photographs, young readers will discover the man behind the legend.