The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales

The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales

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Sterling
Welcome the second book in the Folktales of the World series! Engaging, inspirational, and above all entertaining, these legends come from Native American peoples across the U.S. Richly illustrated with original art, they capture a wide range of belief systems and wisdom from the Cherokee, Cheyenne, Hopi, Lenape, Maidu, Seminole, Seneca, and other tribes. The beautifully retold tales, all with informative introductions, range from creation myths to animal fables to stirring accounts of bravery and sacrifice. Find out how stories first came to be, and how the People came to the upper world. Meet Rabbit, the clever and irresistible Creek trickster. See how the buffalo saved the Lakota people, and why the Pawnee continue to do the Bear Dance to this very day.
Stefano Vitale’s art showcases a stunning array of animal figures, masks, totems, and Navajo-style rug patterns, all done in nature’s palette of brilliant turquoises, earth browns, shimmering sun-yellow, vivid fire-orange, and the deep blues of a dark night.

 



Baker & Taylor
Collects Native American folktales from across North America, including "How the Raven Brought Back the Sun", "The Bear Man", and "The Coming of Corn".

Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., c2008
ISBN: 9781402732638
1402732635
Branch Call Number: j 398.2 B831g
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Bruchac, Joseph 1942-
Vitale, Stefano

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