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Historical (fiction), 2,417 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 830L
The Cheyennes, written as fiction and based on historical events, tells about a group of people who lived in an area of the United States many years ago. The story focuses on the life of Black Bird, a boy who grew up as a Cheyenne, one of many Native American tribes. With a band of Sioux, another Native American tribe, they fought to preserve their way of life--a struggle that eventually forced the Cheyennes to live a very different way of life. Illustrations, nonfiction features, photos, and maps support the text.
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