Indian Shoes by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Indian Shoes

Cynthia Leitich Smith with MaryBeth Timothy (Illustrator)

80 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction childrens slow-paced


The beloved chapter book by New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith about the love and adventures shared by a Cherokee-Seminole boy and his Grampa now has brand-new illustrations A perfect pick for new readers. What do Indian shoes...

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Community Reviews Summary of 65 reviews


reflective 80%
adventurous 60%
emotional 40%
hopeful 40%
relaxing 40%
funny 20%
inspiring 20%
lighthearted 20%


fast 57%
slow 28%
medium 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 20% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | N/A: 25% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

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