Mary Peace Finley
Award-winning author of books for young people
Colorado Independent Publishers
EVVY Book Award Winner
What happened at Bent's Fort on August 21, 1849?
Find out in this fiction for mid-grade readers:
"Bent's Fort shall be destroyed! This I have seen." With these
words, Gray Owl, the Cheyenne elder, predicts the end of the
mighty trading post on the Santa Fe Trail. Eleven-year-old Little
Fox learns that the vision includes him. It is he who must destroy Bent's Fort. Alone
and unarmed, Little Fox is left outside the towering adobe walls to face an
This first chapter book for young readers is both a thrilling adventure tale and a well-researched
interpretation of the end of Bent's Fort in 1849.
Ages 7 to 10
60 pages; illustrated with map, glossary, and author's notes
Hardcover; Trim: 11" by 8.5"
Publication date: 1999, Illustrated by Martha Jane Spurlock
© Mary Peace Finley 2012
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