Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back
Perfection Learning Corporation, Aug 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
In Native American legend, the thirteen scales n Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thrieteen cycles of the moon and changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the wonder of the seasons of the year from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - miraclerussell - LibraryThing
Summary: The book opens with an Abenaki storyteller explaining to his grandson that just as there are always 13 scales on ``Old Turtle's back,'' there are 13 moons in a year, each of which has a name ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Chiree - LibraryThing
“Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back” begins with a tale from Grandfather to a small boy about the many scales on Old Turtle’s back and how they represent the thirteen cycles of the moon in each year ... Read full review