The Mud Pony

by Caron Lee Cohen, Illustrated By Shonto Begay


Scholastic Paperbacks
August 1989


Fiction
Ages 7 – 9 . Grades 2 – 4

Lexile measure: AD610L

DRA: 24

Guided Reading: M

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A Native American tale about a young boy and his magical pony that comes to life. "Splendidly illustrated.... [A] moving, multileveled hero tale." - Kirkus Reviews
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Shonto Begay

The earth home where Shonto Begay was born sat five miles southeast of the community of Shonto, Arizona. He was the fifth child of sixteen born to a Navajo medicine man. Shonto attended federal boarding schools all over the Navajo Indian Reservation in his elementary school years. He attended high school in Kayenta, Arizona; he attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and received his Associate of Fine Arts degree, and later earned a degree from the California College of Arts & Crafts. He currently resides in Flagstaff, Arizona where he maintains a studio, The Foot of Sacred Mountain Studio. He also maintains ties with his traditional birthplace in Shonto, Arizona, where he has a Hogan/studio.

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