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Geronimo

Written by Tanya Landman

Part of the Reality Check Series

Key Stage 3

LoveReading View on Geronimo

Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. This is a fascinating short book detailing an important aspect of American History - that of the native American people, the Apaches.  Geromino was a famous Apache who went on fighting the US government and the new settlers even when everything was taken away from him and his people.  Some called him a killer whilst others called him brave and a hero.  In reality he was only trying to save what was rightfully his and that of his people.  How far would you, the reader, go to gain your freedom?

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Geronimo Synopsis

How far would you go to defend your freedom? Apache warrior Geronimo is forced from his homeland, abused and made to live on a reservation, but he never gives up the fight for freedom from the white settlers in America. Will he ever get to return to his homeland? A powerful tale of injustice.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842997536
Publication date: 22nd January 2010
Author: Tanya Landman
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 67 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 3

About Tanya Landman

Tanya Landman has written numerous books for children and young people, including Buffalo Soldier, winner of the Carnegie Medal, Apache, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Booktrust Teenage Prize, The Goldsmith's Daughter and Hell and High Water, shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Sam Swann and Poppy Fields mystery series and the beautiful picture book Mary's Penny. Tanya lives in Bideford, Devon, with her husband and their two sons. Read more about the author here.  

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