The Education of Little Tree
University of New Mexico Press
Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and goes to live with his mountain dwelling grandparents and learns the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life.
Family Relationships; Kinship care; grandparents raising grandchildren
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
Cherokee Indians; grandparents and child; family life; Great Depression' Appalachian mountains; kidnapped
Carter, Forrest, "The Education of Little Tree" (2001). Diverse Families. 1003.