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Thirteen moons on turtle"s back A Native American year of moons by Joseph Bruchac

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English


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Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.

Edition Notes

Other titles13 moons on turtle"s back
Statementby Joseph Bruchac and Jonathan London ; illustrated by Thomas Locker
ContributionsLondon, Jonathan, 1947-, Locker, Thomas, 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE98.P74 T42 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7543758M
ISBN 100590995081
ISBN 109780590995085
OCLC/WorldCa42470828

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Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back: A Native American Year of Moons. The fun of this book is interest people to explore the full range of names each of the Native Groups gave the moons - this book is a start. Great children's and adults book on the moons history was nice reading about and the heritage of the turtles animals and seasons /5. From a velvety moonlit wetland scene in Big Moon to the glory of a deciduous forest in the Moon of Falling Leaves, Locker once again proves himself a gifted landscape artist. In illustrating this Native American lunar calendar, he makes forays beyond the Hudson River valley to the lands of the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne, Cherokee and Huron, Abenaki, Cree, and more, catching the seasons in. Charles Frazier’s Thirteen Moons is the story of one man’s remarkable life, spanning a century of relentless change. At the age of twelve, an orphan named Will Cooper is given a horse, a key, and a map and is sent on a journey through the wilderness to the edge of the Cherokee Nation, the uncharted white space on the map. About Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back “Unusual and intelligent An exemplary introduction to Native American culture with its emphasis on the importance of nature.” —Publishers Weekly In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle’s back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons.

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In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the wonder of the seasons, from the Northern Cheyenne's Moon of the Popping Trees to the Big Moon of the Abenaki/5(90).   Section 1 - Moons 1 to 4 Section 2 - Moons 5 to 9 Section 3 - Moons 10 to 13   The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson | Story Read Aloud for Kids - Duration: Story Time with Bizzy Book Club 3, views. Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back Joseph Bruchac, Author, Jonathan London, Editor, Thomas Locker, Illustrator Philomel Books $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.