A 12 year old Tohono O odham boy and his grandfather embark on a hazardous journey across Arizona s borderland desert to the summit of legendary Baboquivari Peak to seek the spirits of their ancestors Treacherous mountain passes, ruthless drug smugglers, and the mystery of ancient petroglyphs prove the ultimate test of their dedication to one another.
Robert L. Hunton
Robert L Hunton is the author of novels of mystery and adventure for young readers, including the Borderlands Trilogy Gift of the Desert Dog Open Books Press, 2010 , Secrets of the Medicine Pouch OBP, 2012 , and Coyote Meeter s Abyss OBP, 2014 He is a thirty two year veteran teacher in the Colchester VT school system, now living with wife, Julie, in the desert near Tucson, Arizona.
The gift of the gab Idioms by The Free Dictionary Thompson has the gift of the gab and is a born communicator He was a pleasant little man with spiked hair, a black pipe, and a great gift of gab Note This expression may be related to the Irish and Gaelic word gab , which means mouth. THE GIFT OF THE GAB meaning in the Cambridge English the gift of the gab definition the ability to speak easily and confidently in a way that makes people want to listen to you and Learn . The Gift of the Magi O American English The Gift of the Magi O NE DOLLAR AND EIGHTY SEVEN CENTS That was all She had put it aside, one cent and then another and then another, in her careful buying of meat and other food Della counted it three times One dollar and eighty seven cents And the next day would be Christmas There was nothing to do but fall on the bed and cry So Della did it. The Gift of the Magi American Literature The Gift of the Magi is featured in our collections Christmas Stories and Short Stories for Middle School If you enjoyed it, try Giovanni Boccaccio s Federigo s Falcon , and The Necklace , both employing ironic twists, and great examples for comparative analysis. What are the Gifts of the Holy Spirit Bible Meaning and Nine Gifts of the Holy Spirit Cor With Commentary Gifts of Power Gift of Faith This is a supernatural ability to believe God without human doubt, unbelief, and reasonings The Gift of Healing The healing of all manner of sickness by supernatural power, without human aid or medicine.