By Steve Barse, Illustrated by Patrick Rolo
This book is a fictionalized biography about a young Native boy who becomes a star basketball player while growing up in South Dakota. He escapes the oppressive environment of a Bureau of Indian affairs boarding school to become a hometown basketball star at a white public school. This tale, set in the early 1930s, is a story of courage and determination in overcoming adversity. Based on the life of the author's father.
3 B&W Photos
Size: 9" x 6"
About the Author: Steve Barse, from Norman, Oklahoma, is a Kiowa/Wichita/Dakota Native man who has been writing short stories since he was in high school over 50 years ago.