Pathfinders Series: Standing Strong

USD $9.95

Congratulations to Gary Robinson, 2019 winner of the Moonbeams Children’s Book Gold Award for Nature Issues and voted 2019 Best Books for High School by American Indians in Children’s Literature.

We decided to carry the Pathfinder’s series of books for our teenage readers because they tell stories of every day Native American teenagers from their own point of view. As part of a curriculum that seeks to embrace diversity and understanding of other cultures it is important that we allow people their own voices rather than speaking for them. 

Author: Gary Robinson

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“This is the kind of story that every native teenager should have the chance to read. I strongly recommend it — not just to every tribal library (where sets of it should be available)—but to YA audiences everywhere.” ~ Joseph Bruchac

The life of Native teen Rhonda Runningcrane has not been going well. After her mother was sent to prison for killing the girl’s physically abusive father, Rhonda attempted suicide. All she and a small group of friends wanted to do was escape a bleak and pointless life. After witnessing the burial of her best friend who committed suicide, Rhonda must figure out how to cope and continue living…

Read more of the Pathfinder’s Series below…

Pathfinders Series: Autumn Dawn

Pathfinders Series: Finding Grace

Pathfinders Series: Found

Additional information

Weight 1.65 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 10 × 0.5 in