Thayer, Marjorie & Emanuel, Elizabeth
Title CLIMBING SUN: The Story of a Hopi Indian Boy
Book Condition A slight lean to spine, else fine in mustard cloth with a woodcut of the Hopi village stamped in black to the front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket with a mild darkening of spine, faint creasing to front panel.
Edition First edition. SIGNED by the authors to the endpaper, with a SIGNED inscription by Hubert Honanie, a Hopi Indian, on whose life the book is based.
Publisher New York: Dodd Mead & Company, (1980).
Seller ID 29287.00
Woodcuts in b&w by Anne Siberell. Set in the fall of 1928, this is a fictionalized account of an 11-year-old Indian boy who leaves his Hopi village on the mesa and travels by train to the Sherman Indian Institute where he will learn the white man's ways.
Juvenile Fiction. Historical Fiction. Native American History. Signed.