The Story of Jumping Mouse is a legend told by the Native Americans of the Great Plains. This is a tale of a compassionate, courageous mouse that has the dream of reaching a far-off land. During his journey he encounters several animals, and though they are discouraging to Jumping Mouse, he maintains hope and in the end, he reaches his goal and is rewarded by becoming a magnificent, soaring eagle. (McGraw-Hill Open Court, 2002)
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