Dragonfly's Tale

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Clarion Books, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 29 pages
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A story from the Zuni, Native Americans from the Southwest, reflecting concern for others and respect for nature's gifts. When the Ashiwi people show off their prosperity, the spirits who had given them bountiful harvests are offended and withdraw their blessings. Two children are the key to restoring the tribe's good fortune. Full-color illustrations by Rodanas.

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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  - Cottonwood.School - LibraryThing

After a poor harvest two children regain the Corn Maidens' blessings for their people with the aid of a cornstalk toy, the dragonfly. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
13
Section 2
17
Section 3
18
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About the author (1991)

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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