Book of the Day

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

We observe Initial Issue of the Cherokee Phoenix

The Cherokee: The Past and Present of a Proud Nation

On this day in 1828, the Cherokee Phoenix was printed, both in English and Cherokee (using the Cherokee syllabary). Read bout this proud Nation.

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The Trail of Tears marked the low point in Cherokee history. The survivors of that deadly event set a new course, rebuilding their lives in an unfamiliar land. Their descendants have prospered in modern America but always remember their culture and past.

Author Smith-Llera, Danielle
Pages 32
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 3-4
Interest level 3-6
Guided reading U
ATOS 5.6
Lexile 840L
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