Grandmother Spider Brings the Sun: A Cherokee Story, paper ed

$9.95

Geri Keams, a Navajo storyteller and actress tells this Cherokee story about Grandmother Spider succeeding in bringing light to the animals on her side of the world. This picture book also explains why possum has a hairless tail and buzzard has feathers missing. ATOS Reading Level: 3.8; Reading Level: 3.1; Lexile Measure: 470; Guided Reading: M

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Porcupine's Bad Day: An English-Ojibwe Story, paper ed

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Porcupine's Bad Day: An English-Ojibwe Story is a simple, children's picture book by Ojibwe author Emilie Corbiere. She introduces young readers to some of the animals and birds of the forest. Porcupine is just trying to sleep during the daytime in order to be ready for night foraging. His sleep is constantly interrupted by other forest creatures such as blue jay, raccoon, and moose. Each animal has their own particular need for the tree porcupine uses. Porcupine finally gets to sleep and dreams.

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Far North: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

$15.32

Far North: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Sami People of Finmark, a northern province in Norway. The photo essay begins with an introduction that provides the location of a special contemporary Sami family.

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Amazon Basin: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

$15.32

Amazon Basin: Vanishing Cultures is a 2007 title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Yanomami of the Amazon Basin in Venezuela. The tropical rain forest provides everything the people require for living on the land. Readers follow the daily life of a boy from a Yanomami family.

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Down Under: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

$15.32

Down Under: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Australian Aboriginal extended family attend to the activities of daily living. The photo essay begins with an introduction that provides the location of a special contemporary Tiwi family living on Bathurst Island just off the coast of Australia.

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Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

$15.32

Frozen Land: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Inuit extended family attend to the activities of daily living. The photo essay begins with an introduction that provides the location of a special family living near the shores of Qamanituag (Baker Lake), an inlet of Hudson Bay.

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Vanishing Rainforest, The, paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher The Vanishing Rainforest is an important picture book that explains to young readers the importance of the rainforest to the Yanomami people and the world. The story is set in the contemporary village of the Yanomami where a young girl hears the sounds of large machines cutting down the trees. The village people are divided about the taking of trees that destroy the environment. A young woman studying the rainforest plants and medicines arrives and adds to the discussion of village elders.

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Thanks to the Animals, hardcover ed

$23.95

Thanks to the Animals is the 10th anniversary edition of the charming picture book by Passamaquoddy storyteller Allen Sockabasin. Drawing on his own personal history Sockabasin tells the simple story of a Passamaquoddy family in Maine around 1900. To prepare for winter the family makes the move to their traditional winter camp from the coastal region. Everything they require is dismantled and loaded on a horse-drawn sled. Even the baby, Zoo Sap, is dressed in warm clothes and tucked onto the sled with the rest of the children.

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Offsides, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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Offsides is a well-written novel that draws on the Iroquois heritage of a teenage soccer star who finds his cultural traditions trivialized and stereotyped by his new high school's sports team mascot. The Warriors, with its accompanying denigrating and war-like mascot, is a cherished part of the Southwind high school tradition. The soccer coach desperately wants this new Mohawk player who exhibits excellent skills. But Tom Gray sees this stereotyped mascot as an insult and wants the school to make a change. Tom refuses to play his beloved sport for the Southwind school.

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Ancient Thunder, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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Ancient Thunder by Ojibwe author and illustrator Leo Yerxa is the 2006 winner of the Governor General's Award for Illustration. Yerxa draws on his appreciation and delight for the wild horses of the Plains as inspiration for the book. In this unique tribute, Yerxa works with hand-made watercolour paper that has the appearance of leather. His technique, developed through patient experimentation, gives the magnificent images of galloping horses the sense that their thundering hooves are like a force of nature.

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