Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back
Perfection Learning Corporation, 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
THIRTEEN MOONS ON TURTLE'S BACKUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
From a velvety moonlit wetland scene in "Big Moon" to the glory of a deciduous forest in the "Moon of Falling Leaves," Locker once again proves himself a gifted landscape artist. In illustrating this ... Read full review