The Spirit Line

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By A. L. Davidson; David Thurlo
Publisher Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated - (Viking Juvenile)
The Spirit Line
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Crystal Manyfeathers is caught between two worlds her life at a modern American high school, and her life with the Dineh, her Navajo people, where spiritual ceremonies and traditions prevail. In deference to her father, Crystal prepares for her upcoming womanhood ceremony. But days before it starts, a valuable rug Crystal has been weaving for the event is mysteriously stolen. Her best friend Henry believes the theft is punishment for Crystals stubborn refusal to weave in the spirit line, a required tribute to the Navajo goddess Spider Woman. Despite their spiritual differences, Crystal and Henry launch a bold and dangerous search for the rug. Will they find it in time? And will Crystal at last learn to be at peace with her Navajo identity?

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44201 words44,201 words
224 pages224 pages
Lexile 810LLexile 810L
Grade 4 to 8Grade 4 to 8
Published 2004Published 2004

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