Keepers of the Night

SKU: 9781895618396

Joseph Bruchac, Michael J. Caduto
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Fifth House Publishers

Sale price$14.95


Keepers of the Night: Native Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children provides a complete resource for the study of the natural world by looking at nighttime activities and animals. As part of the Keepers series, Keepers of the Night focuses on Native American stories as an introduction to understanding the natural world. The activities are designed to show students the interconnectedness of all life. Keepers of the Night contains 8 chapters that discuss the birth of light, nocturnal animals, insects, and plants, the night sky, storytelling around the campfire, and learning from animals. Each chapter includes a traditional story from a specific culture area, discussion topics, questions, student activities, extension activities and notes. The introductory chapter includes a guide for using and making the most of the wealth of activities, as well as tips and techniques for instructors and teachers. Michael Caduto is an internationally known storyteller, ecologist, and educator. Joseph Bruchac is an Abenaki storyteller and writer. This exceptional resource contains hands-on activities that will appeal to elementary and secondary students. It is a valuable teacher resource for science, Native Studies, arts education, social studies and language arts, and anyone who wants to understand the Native perspective of the environment.

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