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"When Ben and C.W. discover an injured pony, they shelter the horse in an abandoned barn. Then the boys feed, water, and bandage the pony’s wounds. Finally, they decide to keep the horse. After all, whoever owned the horse before didn’t take care of it. When the two friends discover the pony was probably stolen, they must make a decision. Keep their secret, or return the horse to its owner." -- publisher
"Toby and Charlie have a secret code. But not any old secret code! It's what the Choctaw code talkers used during World War I. But when Grandpa falls while fishing, will the boys be able to get help in time? Will they be heroes like the code talkers?" -- publisher
"Leona, a little Choctaw girl, uses the sky as a canvas and the clouds as paint. When a traveling man learns of her gift and invites her to join the carnival, the Cloud Artist must make a decision about what kind of artist she wants to be." -- publisher
Stories of the author's Choctaw Indian family, centering particularly on his blind grandmother.