Sitting Bull: A Life Story (Paperback)
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This is the story of Sitting Bull, the Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who united the Lakota tribes against betrayals by the US government as told by ten year old author, Sasha Matthews. Using vivid and evocative drawings, in her debut comic book Matthews not only explores the different perspectives and tensions at the heart of early American history, she also tells an important story of courage and leadership.
About the Author
Sasha Matthews is a kid cartoonist who is now in 8th grade at a New York City public school. Local bookstores started selling her first self-published comic when she was in 5th grade.
"Incredible! I've seen sample childhood comic book art from great artists (like R. Crumb) and she is better at age 10 than they were." -Mark Fraunfelder, Editor of Boing Boing
"I was very, very impressed with [Sasha's] comic, both the art and the writing. Heck, I liked the whole thing. I fully expect to see many more great things from [her] in the future." -George O'Connor, Author of the Olympians Series
"A splendid job researching and illustrating your story. Your drawings are delightful." -SD Nelson, Author, Illustrator, Member Standing Rock Sioux