The vivid photographs and well-written text bring the history and culture of the Comanches to life for readers. The Comanche history is traced from the early period of their life in the northern Rocky Mountains through their strength and prosperity in the 21st century. It explores how their life changed after the acquisition of horses as well as their conflicts with other Native American tribes, the Spanish, and Americans. Readers learn of the Comanches' past suffering on reservations, and of their increasing strength since the late 20th century. The book also discusses their traditional way of life, including their nomadic lifestyle, arts, beliefs, and legends. A helpful timeline summarizes Comanche history, and additional resources and suggested activities offer readers the chance to learn more about this amazing culture.