The Inside Guide: Famous Native Americans
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
Sequoyah was a true Cherokee hero. Young readers will discover Sequoyah's story, from his birth and upbringing to his dedication in developing a language guide for the Cherokee people. They'll learn how his efforts allowed the Cherokee nation to create a written record of their culture. Readers will explore the challenges the Cherokee nation faced as it ceded more and more land to the American government. Engaging sidebars about Sequoyah's history and vivid images help readers learn about this amazing man and his legacy today.