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The Resource In a circle long ago : a treasury of native lore from North America, by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Lisa Desimini

In a circle long ago : a treasury of native lore from North America, by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Lisa Desimini

Label
In a circle long ago : a treasury of native lore from North America
Title
In a circle long ago
Title remainder
a treasury of native lore from North America
Statement of responsibility
by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Lisa Desimini
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stories from many native peoples all over North America that teach about our environment
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Summary
An anthology of Native American lore is culled from the traditions of more than twenty North American tribes and includes such stories as "Raven, the River Maker," "The Corn Song," and "Coyote and the Blackbirds"
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1996
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100550
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089/97
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E98.F6
LC item number
V355 1995
Literary form
non fiction
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  • -1
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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a treasury of native lore from North America
Label
In a circle long ago : a treasury of native lore from North America, by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Lisa Desimini
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0410/94037975.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-128)
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)
Control code
143101
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780679858072
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
94037975
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31206784
  • (OCoLC)31206784
Label
In a circle long ago : a treasury of native lore from North America, by Nancy Van Laan ; illustrated by Lisa Desimini
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0410/94037975.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-128)
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)
Control code
143101
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780679858072
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
94037975
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm31206784
  • (OCoLC)31206784

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