Southwest Books of the Year
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- Grandpa Lolo's Navajo Saddle Blanket / La Tilma de Abuelito Lolo
- By Nasario Garcia. University of New Mexico Press. 61 pp. $19.95.
- This story is told by Junie Lopez, Grandpa Lolo's grandson. Grandpa Lolo is friends with Manuel Yazzie a Navajo native American horse trader.
The story evolves into a touching narrative of Lolo and Manuel's friendship over the years as they exchange a horse, a saddle blanket and some baby goats.
The book is illustrated with good clear photographs of the southwest. Probably best for upper elementary readers. [ ]