The Inuit: Ivory Carvers rev ed pb

SKU: 9781515742159

Rachel A. Koestler-Grack
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five, Six
Arctic, Inuit
Book Type:
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The Inuit: Ivory Carvers of the Far North is the 2016 revised edition from Capstone Press. This paper edition is part of the America's First Peoples that introduces elementary students to the Inuit prior to contact. The 32-page book contains 8 brief chapters including winter in the far north; the search for food; more than meat; the shaman; Inuit storytelling; Inuit clothing and jewelry; two worlds meet; and the Inuit today. Using short sentences combined with colour and black and white archival images the text provides basic information about the far north people known as the Inuit. A brief profile of Inuk artist Kenojuak Ashevak is included about this celebrated artist. A simple recipe is provided as well as a game of ring and pin. In keeping with the theme of carving, an easy guide for carving a bar of soap in the shape of an animal is outlined. This book contains an index and glossary. ATOS Book Level: 4.6.

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