Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk. Lana's Lakota moons.

Author:Moore, Patricia
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

SNEVE, Virginia Driving Hawk. Lana's Lakota moons. University of Nebraska Press. 116p. c2007. 978-0-8032-6028-3. $12.95. J S A

This beautifully written short volume by an award-winning Lakota author tells a story of two modern day preteen Lakota cousins, Lana and Lori, their families and their growing up in the Lakota way. The story's organization is based on the 12 Lakota moons and told as the girls live through a year that brings them joy and sadness. An interesting angle is added when a Hmong family moves into their school district and their daughter, Shoua, is placed...

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