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Night Bird: A Story of the Seminole Indians

3.24  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
In 1840 Night Bird, whose clan of Seminole Indians is fighting to preserve its traditional way of life in Florida, must decide whether to seek land and an unknown future in distant Oklahoma.
Paperback, 64 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Puffin Books (first published 1993)
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Andrea Hussey
Dec 23, 2014 Andrea Hussey rated it it was ok
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This was a fast, short read. It wasn't amazing, but it was good. We learned a little about the Seminole Indians and the boys stayed interested. I don't know that I'll use this next time through. It didn't teach more than we'd already learned with our other books and I had to get it through inter-library loan which screwed my schedule up. If your library has it you might want to give it a pre-read to see if you want to take a few days to read it. Or not. This would also work well to have your mid ...more
Jul 13, 2008 Darla rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a sweet story about a Seminole girl who is being trained to take over the otter clan. When some family members return just in time for the Green Corn Dance everyone celebrates until they find out they have runaway and a white man was killed. Shortly thereafter they are given a choice.

While this was a simple chapter book its content is worth the read.
Jan 21, 2015 Jeanette rated it really liked it
Very good story about the Seminole Indian tribe. There was alot of little tidbits in the story about how they lived and died (unfortunately) that we tied into our history lessons in homeschool.
Flyp 2011 Tweens
Set in Florida.
Nov 13, 2014 Nolan6619 rated it liked it
This was small book about the night birds and the seminoles had to run for the dwindling clan to have a fresh in secret. It was a good a good small book.
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Aug 06, 2012 Jadarrius Starks rated it it was ok
its boring
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Kathleen Kudlinski is the author of 40 children’s books. Her works range from picture books to the YA level and include natural history, biographies and historical novels.
When not writing, she is a popular speaker and writing instructor. Building on a BS in Biology and six years of classroom teaching experience, Kathleen later trained as a “Master Teaching Artist” with the Connecticut Commission
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