Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry

Cover of: Brighty of the Grand Canyon | Marguerite Henry

Published by Rand McNally in New York .

Written in English

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Statementillustrated by Wesley Dennis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.H43 Br
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6134242M
LC Control Number53007233
OCLC/WorldCa305533

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The cover, while lovely, is a thin paper dust jacket. The actual book cover is a nice green but with no pictures.

But these are, in my humble opinion, the only flaws with this edition of Brighty of the Grand Canyon. As for what's right all of Wesley Dennis' color plates are there and in beautiful full color/5(84). Brighty of the Grand Canyon is a childrens novel fromwritten by Marguerite Henry. Now viewed as a classic of American childrens literature, it tells the adventures of a little donkey (or as the Spanish say, burro) who blazed trails through the Grand Canyon, had /5.

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Brighty of the Grand Canyon ; A SHAGGY young burro lay asleep in the gray dust of the canyon trail.

Except for the slow heaving of his sides and an occasional flick of an ear, he seemed part of the dust and the ageless limestone that rose in great towering battlements behind him/5(19).

This book was written by a great author, Marguerite Henry. She always wrote Realistic Fiction about horses.

Even if you're not a horse lover, you would love these. In Brighty of the Grand Canyon, a donkey named Brighty lives with an old man that lives in the Grand Canyon. One night a "bad guy" comes and meets the two friends.5/5(5).

Brighty, a shaggy young burro, lives wild and free in the Grand Canyon of Arizona. He roams the steep cliffs with the squirrels and rabbits. But his favorite friend is Old Timer, the prospector who shares hot biscuits and calls him Bright Angel.

One day Old Timer doesn't answer Brighty's loud "Eeeee-aw!". The Grand Canyon Lodge, the statue’s current residence, was built on the site of the original tent cabins that the McKees, Brighty’s adopted family, rented out to early tourists. Free Brighty of the Grand Canyon study unit worksheets for teachers to print.

Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. Directed by Norman Foster. With Jiggs the Donkey, Joseph Cotten, Pat Conway, Dick Foran.

The antics of a burro named Brighty is set among the grandeur of the Grand Canyon. The animal endures some perilous adventures before finding friendship with a prospector who finally strikes it rich/10().

Soft cover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Eleventh printing first published January 1st Other than gift inscription and crossed out price this is a clean, tight and unmarked copy-" Brighty of the Grand Canyon is a childrens novel fromwritten by Marguerite Henry.

Find books like Brighty of the Grand Canyon from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Brighty of the Grand Canyon also l. Brighty is a timeless view of the Grand Canyon, and a wonderful family film based on the award winning children's book by Maruerite Henry.

The cast has some great Hollywood veterans like Dick Foran and Joseph Cotton, and was directed by Norman Foster who directed for Walt Disney for years, and also directed with Orson Wells. Brighty of the Grand Canyon (Marguerite Henry Horseshoe Library) by Henry, Marguerite and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Based upon a true story, a lone little burrow roams the high cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touches the hearts of all who know him: a grizzled old miner, a big-game hunter and even President Teddy Roosevelt.

When a ruthless claim jumper murders his friend, the prospector, Brighty. To Brighty, then, my gratefulness for luring me to the Grand Canyon. May his wild, free spirit forever call men to his haunts.

And on still summer nights may they hear, as I 4/5(32). Brighty of the Grand Canyon is an award winning children's novel by Marguerite Henry about a donkey in the Grand Canyon.

Reviews Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50. Brighty of the Grand Canyon. Stormy, Misty's Foal. A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or Rating: % positive.

Did you know the Grand Canyon’s history includes a donkey known as Brighty. A children’s book about him was written by Marguerite Henry in the early s. It is a wonderful story that many people think is fiction but this donkey really existed and did all the things the book says he did.

Henry is a wonderful author and Brighty of Grand Canyon is an enjoyable book that we read aloud as a family.

The story is well written and the fact that the little burro was a real historical animal (you can find pictures on line of Brighty) makes the story even better.

A /5(13). Brighty ran soundlessly on the forest duff, weaving in and out among the pines and aspens. And just at sunset he came upon his little cup of meadow nestled deep in the woods.

It lay in a pool of shadow with only slivers of gold where the sun pushed through the trees, and it smelled of the sweetness of lupine and wet earth and new grass.4/5(32).

Get this from a library. Brighty of the Grand Canyon. [Marguerite Henry; Wesley Dennis] -- Relates the adventures of a little burro who blazed trails through the Grand. Brighty’s World A Stranger in the Canyon Blue-flecked Rocks Good-by, Old Timer. The Sheriff Learns a Lesson A Free Spirit Over the Rimtop The Fight in the Cave Curious First Aid On the Mend The Lion Hunt Brighty Goes to Work Within the Black Tunnel Caged over the Colorado The Battle Scars o’ Freedom The Carrot Cure Spider Web of Steel 4/5(32).

Brighty, a shaggy young burro, lives wild and free in the Grand Canyon of Arizona. He roams the steep cliffs with the squirrels and rabbits. But his favorite friend is Old Timer, the prospector who shares hot biscuits and calls him Bright Angel.

Brighty of the Grand Canyon is a film based on the children’s novel of the same name by Marguerite Henry. This fictionalized account of a real-life burro named “Brighty”, who lived in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River from about has become a classic part of the lore of the Southwest in only a few decades.

Grand Canyon books for kids are a great way to bring Grand Canyon National Park home. Shop Scout Moore, Junior Ranger or The Amazing Grand Canyon Activity Book. A determined little burro earns the loyalty and affection of everyone he encounters in this classic story from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite 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, even President Teddy Roosevelt.4/5(10).

Brighty was a real live burro who lived in the Grand Canyon. He is believed to have been brought from Flagstaf Arizona down to the Colorado River in the bottom of the Grand Canyon in Whomever brought him there is believed to have drowned in the Colorado River.

That persons body was never found.4/5(K). At the Bright Angel Lodge at the head of the Bright Angel Trail on the south rim of the Grand Canyon, there is a statue honoring a burro named Brighty.

The free-spirited animal was a Park Service mascot, and he lived in the Canyon for almost 30 years.

4th grade book review presented to fellow students and parents at "Coffee Night". Brighty of Grand Canyon Book. This is an awesome book. I read it when I was a little girl, and I wanted to get it for my kids to read. They really like it. The book was new. I am very satisfied with my purchase.

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I even read it 3 times in a row, before turning it back into the library. I fell in love with Brighty, and have tucked that love away in my heart for years and years/5(69). Brighty Of The Grand Canyon Book Information.

Title: Brighty Of The Grand Canyon. Author: Henry, Marguerite. Isbn: Relates the adventures of a little burro who blazed trails through the Grand Canyon and met many famous people in the process. Hook Your Students. Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry: Teacher Guide Book Description This time-saving, easy-to-use teacher guide includes inspiring lesson plans which provide a comprehensive novel unit--the legwork is done for you.

The Best Grand Canyon Books. The Grand Canyon is a source of inspiration for all river runners. It’s the ultimate bucket list trip, and as such, it has spawned more great books than any river in the world.

From the early explorations of John Wesley Powell to the daring speed record of Kenton Grua, the literature of the Grand Canyon is a genre. A determined little burro earns the loyalty and affection of everyone he encounters in this classic story from Newbery Award-winning author Marguerite Henry.

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, even President Teddy Roosevelt. Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended 3/5(2).

Brighty of the Grand Canyon. Description. Brighty was a real burro abandoned at the mouth of Bright Angel Creek and adopted as a pet by Uncle Jim Owens. Prolific author Marguerite Henry () made the burro famous with this children’s book, as young Jimmy Owen and his endearing pet mule have many adventures and solve several mysteries.

Buy Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 11 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ 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, even President Teddy Roosevelt.

Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended him, he remained a free spirit at heart. 'Brighty of the Grand Canyon' was my BIG book choice. That was way back in We had to read the book by ourselves. I started reading this book, and I could not put it down. I even read it 3 times in a row, before turning it back into the library.

I fell in love with Brighty, and have tucked that love away in my heart for years and years/5(72). Brighty of the Canyon statue - North Rim Lodge This is the bronze statue of Brighty of the Canyon at the lobby of the Grand Canyon Lodge on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

It is considered good luck to rub Brighty's nose before hiking the Canyon - consequently, Brighty always has a Views: 12K. Book Summary: The title of this book is Brighty of the Grand Canyon and it was written by Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illustrator).

This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Pages: Brighty was a real live burro who lived in the Grand Canyon. He is believed to have been brought from Flagstaf Arizona down to the Colorado River in the bottom of the Grand Canyon in Whomever brought him there is believed to have drowned in the Colorado River.

That persons body was never found. After that, Brighty spent the next thirty years as essentially an independent contractor.I remember vividly on my first trip to the Grand Canyon (at age twelve) my parents let me take a solo hike down the first part of Bright Angel Trail at dawn.

The story of Brighty echo'd in my mind as I spent that 1/2 hour experiencing the Canyon for the first time - it was a defining experience of my youth/5(8).

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