Spring has come to the Ute village, but Short Tail and his people are concerned because the Great Bear has not awakened. So Short Tail goes into the mountains to find the bear's den. But on the way, Short Tail too falls asleep, and slips into a magical dream in which the Great Bear teaches him a wonderful secret to take back to his people.
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Personal Responses: I thought this was a very respectful telling of a Native American tradition. The pictures are beautiful and really draw you into the story. I have a great respect for the Native ... Read full review
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Based upon the Ute tribe oral story, Will Hobbs writes about a Native American boy named Short Tail, who ventures into the mountains to look for Great Bear, whom he also calls Grandfather. Spring had ... Read full review