Friday 12 November 2010

Indian Shoes - Cynthia Leitich Smith

Indian Shoes
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Harper Collins
ISBN 9780060295318

In this book Ray Halfmoon lives with his Grandfather. It is a collection of 6 short stories about their lives as Seminole-Cherokee living in Chicago. These stories are enduring and heart warming. The stories are:

Indian Shoes
Don't Forget The Pants!
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
The Accident
Team Colors
Night Fishing

From stories about pants not being delivered with a tux for a wedding, to a Christmas menagerie, these stories will be fun to read as a family again and again. You will find yourself rooting for Ray, and surprised by his grandfather's kindness, gentleness and ingenuity in solving problems and making things right. It is a wonderful book by an amazing author.

Books by Cynthia Leitich Smith:

Young Adult Books:

Cat Calls - Short Story
Tantalize Kierens Story - Graphic Novel
Haunted Love - Short Story

Books for Kids:

Holler Loudly
Santa Knows
Indian Shoes
Rain Is Not My Indian Name
Jingle Dancer

Author Profile Interview with Cynthia Leitch Smith

1 comment:

MissA said...

I haven't seen a review of this book! I really Cynthia Leitich Smith's YA books and now I want to read the rest of her works. Glad to hear this book is good :) (although there was never any doubt ;)

Thank you for the review!