Books by Chiori Santiago

HOME TO MEDICINE MOUNTAIN by Chiori Santiago
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"The ending is perfect: A snapshot of the two runaways, now middle-aged, shows them with big grins on their faces, definitely having the last laugh. (map) (Picture book. 6-10)"
In the 1930s, many native children were sent away from their families to boarding school, where they were forbidden to speak their own languages or practice their own traditions, in the name of becoming more "American." Read full book review >