By Gloria Skurzynski, Alane Ferguson
Life-threatening injuries retain plaguing the Landon family members as they examine the mysterious deaths of white mustangs at Zion nationwide Park in Utah. Even sooner than they get to the park, Jack Landon understands that Ethan Ingawanup spells hassle. issues begin to cross awry after Ethan and his sister--two Shoshone kids--are positioned within the Landons' care. The questions start to mount after Ethan teaches Jack and Ashley the traditional Ghost Dance: Are all of the hair-raising occasions simply coincidental? Or is there a few unusual magic within the dance ritual? The solutions watch for within the raging waters of a slick-rock canyon known as The Narrows. The afterword through Lyman Hafen of the Zion typical heritage organization discusses white mustangs and public lands in Utah.
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