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Canyons

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Canyons

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Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they will become men.Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes part in his first raid. But he is to be...More
Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they will become men.Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes part in his first raid. But he is to be...More
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  • Reading Level:
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  • Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they will become men.
    Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes part in his first raid. But he is to be a man for only a short time.
    More than a hundred years later, while camping near Dog Canyon, 15-year-old Brennan Cole becomes obsessed with a skull that he finds, pierced by a bullet. He learns that it is the skull of an Apache boy executed by soldiers in 1864. A mystical link joins Brennan and Coyote Runs, and Brennan knows that neither boy will find peace until Coyote Runs' skull is carried back to an ancient sacred place.
    In a grueling journey through the canyon to return the skull, Brennan confronts the challenge of his life.



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  • GARY PAULSEN is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people. His most recent books are Masters of Disaster, Lawn Boy Returns, Woods Runner, Notes from the Dog, Mudshark, Lawn Boy, Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day, The Time Hackers, and The Amazing Life of Birds (The Twenty Day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech).

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  • School Library Journal

    "Paulsen involves readers so deeply in the lives of both characters...hat the whole becomes a compelling and dramatic experience that is powerful stuff...New and unforgettable."

  • Booklist "[A] deft and thought-provoking adventure novel."
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