Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Brighty of the Grand Canyon

Illustrated by: Wesley Dennis
For Ages: 8 - 12
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Long ago, a lone little burro roamed the high cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touched the hearts of all who knew him: a grizzled old miner, a big-game hunter, even President Teddy Roosevelt. Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended him, he remained a free spirit at heart. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Brighty risked everything to bring the killer to justice.

Brighty’s adventures have delighted generations of readers, and he has become the symbol of a joyous way of life. Some people say that you can even see his spirit roving the canyon on moonlit nights—forever wild, forever free.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442488038 | 
  • December 2012 | 
  • Grades 3 - 7
List Price £4.99 (price may vary by retailer)

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Marguerite Henry

Marguerite Henry was the beloved author of such classic horse stories as King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague, and Stormy: Misty’s Foal, all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions.

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