Robert Hunton

Biography

Robert L. Hunton is the author of novels of mystery and adventure for young readers, including the Borderlands Trilogy—Gift of the Desert Dog (2010), Secrets of the Medicine Pouch: Adventure in the Borderlands (2011), and Coyote-meeter’s Abyss: Adventure in the Borderlands (2012). Hunton’s career as a middle school teacher in the Colchester, Vermont School District spanned thirty-two years, during which time he taught 7th and 8th grade language arts/social studies. He is an active member of
the League of Vermont Writers, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and the Society of Southwestern Authors, currently serving as president.

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Secrets of the Medicine Pouch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,110. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Open Books Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Crystals filled with mysterious powers. Hidden wisdom protected by ancient spirits. A desert people on the edge of destruction! With his final breath, Chief Gray Horse foresees catastrophe for the Tohono O’odham nation. Wise Joseph and his grandson Danny risk their lives to unravel the secrets of the Chief's medicine pouch. Will they find the ancient wisdom in time to save their people?
Gift of the Desert Dog
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Open Books Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A twelve year-old Tohono O'odham boy and his grandfather embark on a hazardous journey across Arizona's desert to the summit of legendary Baboquivari Peak to seek the spirits of their ancestors. Treacherous mountain passes, drug smugglers, and the mystery of ancient petroglyphs test their dedication to one another on a quest to the place where I'itoi, the first O'odham, walked Mother Earth.

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