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Black Elk's vision : a Lakota story

Author: S D Nelson
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A simple biography of Lakota-Oglala medicine man Black Elk, from his childhood vision which shaped his life through his battles with the whites and his travels with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Includes quotes from Black Elk Speaks and historical photos.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Black Elk; Black Elk; Black Elk; Black Elk
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S D Nelson
ISBN: 9780810983991 0810983990 9781419715280 1419715283
OCLC Number: 313078615
Notes: Maps on end papers.
"The paintings ... were created with acrylic paint on 140 lb. cold-press 100-percent-cotton acid-free paper. The drawings were made with black colored pencil on heavyweight watercolor paper."--Colophon.
"All of the paintings and line drawings ... are by S.D. Nelson, except Red Horse's drawing on page 26. The border seen on most pages is a design based on traditional Lakota geometric patterns. The photographs and archival images are reproduced by courtesy" of various archives and historical societies.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011.
Target Audience: 008-012
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 27 cm
Responsibility: S.D. Nelson.

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A biographical account of Black Elk - a Lakota/Oglala medicine man - which follows him from childhood all the way through adulthood. It begins with visions he had as a young boy. It helps readers to  Read more...

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Praise for the work of S. D. Nelson; Western Writers of America Spur Storyteller Award; Chicago Public Library Best of the Best; Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award [STAR] "An appealing story full of Read more...

 
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