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In a circle long ago : a treasury of native lore from North America

Author: Nancy Van Laan; Lisa Desimini
Publisher: New York : Apple Soup Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Juvenile audience   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories from many native peoples all over North America that teach about our environment.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Van Laan, Nancy.
In a circle long ago.
New York : Apple Soup Books, ©1995
(OCoLC)697763570
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Van Laan; Lisa Desimini
ISBN: 0679858075 9780679858072 067995807X 9780679958079
OCLC Number: 31206784
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
Contents: The Arctic. A story! (Inuit, Eskimo) --
Fox fools eagle (Inuit, Aleut) --
Land in the sky (Inuit, Eskimo). The subarctic. Firefly song (Ojibwa) --
The long winter (Slavey) --
Why Fox is red (Beaver). The northwest coast. The wind song (Duwamish) --
Raven, the river maker (Tlingit) --
No frogs at all (Haida). The far west. How beaver stole fire (Nez Perce) --
Why frogs swim (Shasta) --
How spider caught flies (Wishok). The southwest. The corn song (Dine, Navajo) --
Coyote and the blackbirds (Pueblo, Tewa) --
The mockingbird song (Pueblo, Tigua). The southeast. Mother Sun (Creek, Yuchi) --
A tug of war (Creek, Taskigi) --
How Possum got his skinny tail (Cherokee). The northeast. The Earth on Turtle's back (Lenape) --
Rabbit and the willow (Seneca) --
Under the log (Winnebago). The Great Plains. Father is coming (Pawnee) --
Two raccoons (Omaha) --
Two mice (Sioux) --
The gift of peace (Oto).
Responsibility: by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Lisa Desimini.
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