Waterless Mountain SIGNED 1932 by LAURA Adams ARMER Newbery Award ~ Young Adult ~ Navajo Boy


Title: Waterless Mountain

Author: Laura Adams Armer
Illustrator: Sidney Armer, Laura Adams Armer

Description: Signed by Laura Armer on the half-title page. Fourth printing (January 1932). Light brown cloth boards stamped in dark brown. Pictorial endpapers. Clean. Dust jacket shows edge wear with some small chipping at corners and ends of spine; not price clipped ($3.00); in an archival sleeve. 16 illustrations on plates (including frontispiece), decorative drop caps. Illustrated by Sidney and Laura Adams Armer. xi, 212 pp. 9 x 7 inches.

Winner of the 1932 Newbery Medal. Waterless Mountain was Laura Adams Armer's first book. It tells the story of a young Navajo boy who aspires to become a medicine man. Under the tutelage of his uncle, he learns the legends and culture of his people and engages in the traditional rites and ceremonies of his path.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
Place: New York - Toronto
Year: 1932

Keywords: young adult, YA, Navajo, Indians, Native American, Arizona, juvenile, Newbery Award, Newbery Medal, Sidney Armer,

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