Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back
Perfection Learning Corporation, Aug 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
In many Native American cultures it is believed that the thirteen scales on Turtle's shell stand for the thirteen cycles of the moon, each with its own name and a story that relates to the changing seasons. Storyteller and American Book Award recipient Joseph Bruchac and poet Jonathan London collaborate to reveal the beauty of the natural world around us, while Thomas Locker's spectacular oil paintings honor both Native American legends and the varied American landscape.
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Review: Thirteen Moons on Turtle's BackUser Review - Beverly J. - Goodreads
Absolutely outstanding book. What an amazing thrift store find for .20 cents. Wonderful illustrations and fantastic use of ode form to explain each moon from 13 different tribes. Read full review
Review: Thirteen Moons on Turtle's BackUser Review - Lila Brantley - Goodreads
This book of thirteen poems tells the meaning of different moon cycles in several Native American tribes. The author explains that most tribes have several different names and reasons for a certain ... Read full review