The Gift of the Stars: Anangoog Meegiwaewinan

SKU: 9780978499860

Basil H. Johnston
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine
Ojibwe, Woodland
Book Type:
Kegedonce Press
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The Gift of the Stars: Anangoog Meegiwaewinan is a recently published collection of Ojibwe stories for children and young adults written by the renowned author and linguist Basil Johnston. This collection, commissioned by Zagamok Wasseyaankaan Anishinaabebiigewin, contains 10 read aloud stories in English. The Ojibwe language version follows each story. These legends and oral traditions are meant to be read aloud resources for elementary students. They are also suitable for adult literacy students and anyone interested in knowing more about Anishinaabe traditional stories. Some of the stories are the Dogs and their Friends; the Drum; and Name Giving. The author provides a valuable introduction for this collection and provides details about traditional Ojibwe stories and legends. This is a valuable collection that can take the place of Johnston's earlier collection, Tales the Elders Told. Highly Recommended. Junior Spring 2012. FNCR 2013. The Gift of the Stars by Basil Johnston selected as the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Canada 2012 Honour List.

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