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, . Brighty of the Grand Canyon has ratings and reviews. Bionic Jean said: Brighty of the Grand Canyon is a children’s novel from , written by. Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry – A determined little burro earns the loyalty and affection of everyone he encounters in this classic story from.

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The adventures and misadventures of a shaggy little burro and brignty boy. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Brighty risked everything to bring the killer to justice. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Sadly the fame that accrued to Brighty did not spill over to his original owners. His ears probed the white spot as if to pull something out of it.

Sign up and get a free eBook! Forever wild, forever free. Another time Brighty barely escaped with his life, was in a fight with a mountain lion. There is some peril. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Rgand risked everything to bring the killer to justice.

My brlghty attempt at it had been in 4th grade at a time when I was not the book lover I am today.

Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry

I did not read it then but I knew the name, so when I found it at a thrift store, I just knew I wanted briggty. I was very glad that I reread this book. Homer was the only character she had invented. After I started reading this, I realized I read this before when I was younger.


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I have added this activity to my bucket list! National Historic Landmark summary listing. He was gentle and popular with children. Among the more famous of her works was Misty of Chincoteague, which was the basis for the movie Misty, and several sequel books. Over the canhon a few spears of bunch grass grew in a crevice. With a grunting sigh he began rolling, and with each turn just missed falling off his ledge into Bright Angel Creek, hundreds of feet below. While I loved the colloquial style of writing and the memorable character of Brighty, the writing itself granx not tops although good.

Add to Cart Add to Cart. I especially appreciated the level of detail given to my nemesis, the bridge over the Colorado River. The white spot had grown to a tent, and nearby, campfire smoke was curling upward. Inthere was an exhibition of the Art work by Wesley Brighgy. The prospector was a honest old soul, and freely told others where he thought caanyon had located a seam of valuable copper ore, and early in the novel he was murdered by Jake Irons, a ruthless claim-jumper.

This to me is a brightyy source of wonder and challenge. The reading is to-the-point, entertaining and a bit on the dry side as the book gets a bit lengthier. I love the Grand Canyon. Sep 04, Georgene rated it liked it Shelves: But he worked of his own free will.


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Brighty camouflages himself against the gray rock when a stranger approaches. I loved this book because besides solving the mystery there was aloot of events that changed Brighty but he never lost his free and wild spirit. Overall just a great book that I highly recommend to everyone!!

I read this book with Brennan. Also, the burro is engaged several times in fights 2 mountain lions, one during a hunt. Every kid needs to read this book! Frank Baum and Oz, all F.

Route 89 alternate route. More books from this author: Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry. Brighty was the first to cross the suspension bridge built over the Colorado River at the base of the canyon, having assisted with building of the structure. Dec 15, Blakely L.

But there was only rock, rising sheer and lonely to the sky. This was a cute story that is appropriate for most school age child Brighty is a little burro who lives in the Grand Canyon.