Soft Rain

Author : Cornelia Cornelissen
ISBN : 9780307568250
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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It all begins when Soft Rain's teacher reads a letter stating that as of May 23, 1838, all Cherokee people are to leave their land and move to what many Cherokees called "the land of darkness". . .the west. Soft Rain is confident that her family will not have to move, because they have just planted corn for the next harvest but soon thereafter, soldiers arrive to take nine-year-old, Soft Rain, and her mother to walk the Trail of Tears, leaving the rest of her family behind. Because Soft Rain knows some of the white man's language, she soon learns that they must travel across rivers, valleys, and mountains. On the journey, she is forced to eat the white man's food and sees many of her people die. Her courage and hope are restored when she is reunited with her father, a leader on the Trail, chosen to bring her people safely to their new land. Praise for Soft Rain: "An eye-opening introduction to this painful period of American history."--Publisher's Weekly "The characters themselves transform a sorrowful story of adversity into a tale of human resilience."--Kirkus Reviews "This gentle child's-eye view will move readers enormously."--Jane Yolen From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Soft Rain

Author : Cornelia Cornelissen
ISBN : 9780440412427
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Soft Rain, a nine-year-old Cherokee girl, is forced to relocate, along with her family, from North Carolina to the West.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

With The First Soft Rain

Author : Flexmore Hudson
ISBN : LCCN:86198184
Genre : Australian poetry
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Category: Australian poetry

Cry The Soft Rain

Author : Alice Dwyer-Joyce
ISBN : 0708935141
Genre : English fiction
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Category: English fiction

Burning Bush

Author : Karle Wilson Baker
ISBN : UCAL:$B297996
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