Dragonfly's tale

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Clarion Books, Mar 23, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
2 Reviews
After a poor harvest, two children regain the Corn Maidens' blessings for their people with the aid of a cornstalk toy, the dragonfly. "A fine addition to Native American folklore collections." -- Kirkus Reviews, pointer

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User Review  - kzrobin - LibraryThing

My favorite thing about this book is the lesson that was taught. It is okay to be generous to others and also that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. The corn maidens may have seemed like old ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cindy D - Goodreads

I enjoyed this Native American folktale. It is fun and children enjoy the story while it teaches character of being grateful for what we have and never taking anything for granted. Journal response writing works well with this tale. Read full review


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About the author (1992)

Kristina Rodanas has illustrated several picture books, including The Story of Blue Elk by Gerald Hausman and her own retelling of The Dragonfly's Tale, both for Clarion. She lives in Orleans, Massachusetts.

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