To Kaya, summertime means salmon fishing at thundering Celilo Falls—and horse racing, games, parades, feasting, and dancing, too! Kaya can't wait to join in the fun, but she's also got something serious on her mind—searching for her lost sister, Speaking Rain. Thousands of Indian families and friends gather at Celilo Falls each summer, and Kaya hopes someone may have word of her sister. Kaya's older sister, Brown Deer, is also on her mind. Brown Deer will soon marry Cut Cheek, a thought that makes Kaya both glad and sad. She lost one sister when she had to leave Speaking Rain with the enemies. Now will she lose Brown Deer?
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Kaya Shows the Way: A Sister Story (American Girls Collection Series: Kaya #5) based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Speaking Rain is back and living with an old woman from Two Hawks¿ tribe. Kaya is delighted to see her, but Speaking Rain tells Kaya that she will stay with the old woman to repay her for saving her life. Kaya comes up with a solution so that she can stay with the woman and her family- Speaking Rain stays with the family most of the year and the old woman while they gather Camas roots- a very hard time when her help is most needed. Then she fulfills her obligation but can stay with her family too.
In this novel, Kaya Shows the Way: A Sister Story, 1764; book # 5, Kaya is determined to find her sister Speaking Rain. Kaya also must sort through her feelings about her sister's (Brown Deer's) possible marriage to Cut Cheek. Kaya has many choices and decisions to make about her sisters. What do you think Kaya's choices will be? Once you start reading this novel your curiosity and interest will be piqued and you'll want to know what Kaya chooses to do. *This book is good for silent sustained reading or for leisure time reading.