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All the Stars in the Sky

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The heavens — the sun, the stars, and the moon — have inspired, intrigued, and mystified us from the beginning of time. We’ve always searched for ways to comprehend their beauty and their meaning. Mohawk artist and author C. J. Taylor has drawn from First Nations legends from across North America to present a fascinating collection of stories inspired by the night skies.

The legends — Salish, Onondaga, Blackfoot, Netsilik (Inuit), Wasco, Ojibwa, and Cherokee — are by turns funny, beautiful, tragic, and frightening, but each one is infused with a sense of awe.

From the Ojibwa legend of the great hunter, White Hawk, and his love for an unattainable maiden, or the Salish legend of a magical lake that is threatened when human beings turn greedy and lose their respect for its gifts and for the sun’s power, to the delightful Cherokee legend of Grandmother Spider who brought light to the world, this is an important collection that is enhanced by Taylor’s glorious paintings.

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Publisher: Tundra

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 11, 2012

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781770491786
  • Release date: January 11, 2012

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781770491786
  • File size: 5424 KB
  • Release date: January 11, 2012

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Kindle Book
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English

Levels

ATOS Level:4.8
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:3

The heavens — the sun, the stars, and the moon — have inspired, intrigued, and mystified us from the beginning of time. We’ve always searched for ways to comprehend their beauty and their meaning. Mohawk artist and author C. J. Taylor has drawn from First Nations legends from across North America to present a fascinating collection of stories inspired by the night skies.

The legends — Salish, Onondaga, Blackfoot, Netsilik (Inuit), Wasco, Ojibwa, and Cherokee — are by turns funny, beautiful, tragic, and frightening, but each one is infused with a sense of awe.

From the Ojibwa legend of the great hunter, White Hawk, and his love for an unattainable maiden, or the Salish legend of a magical lake that is threatened when human beings turn greedy and lose their respect for its gifts and for the sun’s power, to the delightful Cherokee legend of Grandmother Spider who brought light to the world, this is an important collection that is enhanced by Taylor’s glorious paintings.

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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Tundra

    Kindle Book
    Release date: January 11, 2012

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781770491786
    Release date: January 11, 2012

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781770491786
    File size: 5424 KB
    Release date: January 11, 2012

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 4.8
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
    Text Difficulty: 3
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