Two Roads is a historical fiction novel set in America in 1932 and narrated by 12-year old youth Cal Blackbird who is travelling across the countryside with his father. The pair calls themselves knights of the road, hobos following an ethical code, who ride the rails searching for their next meal, odd jobs, and a safe place to sleep. Renowned Abenaki author and storyteller Joseph Bruchac has crafted a remarkable tale about a father and son who are searching for a new home after the loss of Cal’s mother and their beloved family farm. Cal loves his father and misses his mother and their life on the farm. He has come to respect men like his father who honourably served the country during the First World War. Soldiers had been promised payment and land for their service but the government had not kept the promise. Now these former soldiers are travelling from their homes by rail to Washington to ask the government to keep the promise. Cal’s father wants to maintain his son’s safety and well-being so Cal is sent to Challagi Indian Boarding School in Oklahoma. It is at that location Cal learns what it means to be a Creek Indian. With an Armenian mother and Creek father Cal fits in with other Creek students. Cal's father had maintained silence about his own ancestry and Cal did not know he in fact was a Creek boy. At this boarding school Cal makes friends, learns some of the language, and dances Creek stomp dance. This 2018 novel is highly recommended for students in grades 5 to 8. Its themes of identity, racism, class, the Depression years, and boarding schools / residential schools makes this an important new title.