The People of Twelve Thousand Winters
Sleeping Bear Press
Ten-year-old Walking Turtle, of the Lenni-Lenape tribe, is close to his younger cousin, Little Talk, who has difficulty walking and worries about what will become of him when the time comes for Walking Turtle to leave his childhood friends to begin training at warrior school.
Disability and Health; Physical disability; crooked foot
Native American (Lenni Lenape)
mother and father
Parents' Choice Award, 2012, Recommended, Picture Book
warriors; nature; cooking; seasons; strength; caretaker; tribe
Noble, Trinka Hakes, "The People of Twelve Thousand Winters" (2012). Diverse Families. 1650.