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House of purple cedar, Tim Tingle

Label
House of purple cedar
Title
House of purple cedar
Statement of responsibility
Tim Tingle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The hour has come to speak of troubled times. It is time we spoke of Skullyville.Thus begins Rose Goode's story of her growing up in Indian Territory in pre-statehood Oklahoma. Skullyville, a once-thriving Choctaw community, was destroyed by land-grabbers, culminating in the arson on New Year's Eve, 1896, of New Hope Academy for Girls. Twenty Choctaw girls died, but Rose escaped. She is blessed by the presence of her grandmother Pokoni and her grandfather Amafo, both respected elders who understand the old ways. Soon after the fire, the white sheriff beats Amafo in front of the town's people, humiliating him. Instead of asking the Choctaw community to avenge the beating, her grandfather decides to follow the path of forgiveness. And so unwinds this tale of mystery, Indian-style magical realism, and deep wisdom. It's a world where backwoods spiritualism and Bible-thumping Christianity mix with bad guys; a one-legged woman shop-keeper, her oaf of a husband, herbal potions, and shape-shifting panthers rendering justice
Awards note
Best Young Adult Book, American Indian Library Association, 2016
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tingle, Tim
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.I525
LC item number
H68 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Choctaw Indians
  • Grandparent and child
  • Arson
  • Indian girls
  • Shapeshifting
  • Oklahoma
Label
House of purple cedar, Tim Tingle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781935955696
Lccn
2013010570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn836261418
  • (OCoLC)836261418
Label
House of purple cedar, Tim Tingle
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781935955696
Lccn
2013010570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn836261418
  • (OCoLC)836261418

Library Locations

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      350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1, CA
      49.280188 -123.114755
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