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Lance Winter is a twelve year old Native American boy. He lives with his family in the city of Dover, Ohio in east central Ohio. He and his sister begin a journey to learn more about their Shawnee heritage. They become dancers and experience the fun of powwows and competitive dancing. Lance is taken on several trip to the forest to study nature. He also learns about the old way of the Indians. He experiences his rite of passage task. He and some friends go camping in the Wayne Nation Forest and become involved with the capture of a wanted animal poacher with the help of some unexpected friends. The Native Americans try to get along with all living things especially one another and the animals. Follow Lance as he learns about his Native Shawnee Heritage and how to become one with the animals.
|Publisher:||Barnes & Noble Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Before starting his writing career, Tecumapese Morning Star, Tec to his friends, was an elementary school librarian and teacher. After leaving the education field, he worked in the fast-food industry, the hospitality industry, and the retail industry. Tec is a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature. Has a diploma for writing for Children from the Stratford Career Institute and has a diploma in freelance writing from the Penn Foster Distant Learning Center. He has one son and three grandchildren. Tec in his free time practices and teaches karate. He holds the rank of Soke, tenth-degree black belt. He also has a Doctor of Philosophy in Martial Arts and Sciences. He also has a third and fourth-degree rank in two other styles. Tec also plays saxophone in a local community wind symphony and jazz ensembles. Tec and his family are of Native American descent and enrolled members of the Appalachian Shawnee Tribe.