Canyons (Paperback)

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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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About the Author


Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young readers. He has written more than one hundred book for adults and young readers, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: Dogsong, Hatchet, and The Winter Room. He lives in New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.

Praise For…


"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."
--School Library Journal

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


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Product Details
ISBN: 9780385742344
ISBN-10: 0385742347
Publisher: Ember
Publication Date: August 9th, 2011
Pages: 184
Language: English