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Stenhouse, Ted.
Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2003.
IL 5-8, RL 4.8
ISBN 155337360X
In the sequel to Across the Steel River, this book shows us life in a small town in Canada in 1952.  It is a time when whites and natives do not mix.  But Will Samson and Arthur, a Blackfoot Indian, defy the norm and are best friends.  The two boys witness the cruel beating of a young Blackfoot Indian which begins a chain of events that involve the Mounties, a gang of thugs and even some town documents.
SUBJECTS:     Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Murder -- Fiction.
                        Indians of North America -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Historical fiction.


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