Informational (nonfiction), 2,145 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1110L
In this informational book, readers will learn about the Native American tribes that once inhabited the Great Plains of the United States. Their way of life, their dependence on bison for food, shelter, and clothing, and their interaction with settlers - some of which proved deadly for both - is examined. Also included is information about three of the most famous Native American leaders, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, and Red Cloud.
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