Summary Of Burk's "Runs With Horses"



Brian Burks has also written classic westerns for adults. This was
his first book for young adults. He lives in Tularosa, New Mexico with his
wife and five children.
This book takes place at Sierra Madre in Mexico with a small band
of Chiricahua Apaches. The year was 1886.
Runs With Horses is about a young Apache Indian and the trials he
faces to achieve manhood. These trials include going with the warriors on
four raids, being able to jog three miles up a mountain and three miles
back with a mouthful of water without swallowing it, and by wrestling all
other boys his age with no mercy until one is very near death and the
adults must pull him off of the other.
Runs With Horses is ...

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Eyes, as they are referred to in the
book.
What is left of the entire Apache Nation, his tribe, are forced to
surrender to the White Eyes and are taken as prisoners of war to Florida by
train.
While stopped in Texas for two months, President Cleveland decided
that the Apache men where to be separated from their families and held at
Fort Pickens on Santa Rosa Island in Pensicola Bay. The women and children
were sent to Fort Marion, Florida.
This book is called Runs With Horses because that is the name of
the boy it is about. I think this book could have had just a little more
detail in it. The story is great. I would read another book by Brian
Burks because he keeps you interested in the story. Overall, this was a
good ...

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