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THE FIRST STRAWBERRIES: A Cherokee Story

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A gentle story of the Sun's healing of marital discord by a gift of ripe strawberries that magically grow at the feet of an angry woman as she flees her husband's harsh words, thus halting her departure long enough for him to catch up and make amends. Thereafter, the story concludes, whenever the Cherokee eat strawberries, they are reminded to be kind to one another. Quietly luminous watercolors ... Read full review

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Review: The First Strawberries

User Review  - Dawn - Goodreads

Wonderful story and beautiful beautiful illustrations !!! Read full review

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User Review  - Selina - Goodreads

Fantastic book with all you need; an exploration of culture and folklore, with great illustrations and a lovely moral at the end. One of those books you can appreciate at any age. Read full review

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User Review  - Sue Edwards - Goodreads

Long ago the Creator made a man and a woman. He made them at the same time so that they would always have each other for company. Before long they married and things went well for a long time. Then ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ckolleen - Goodreads

When a man expects a lot from his wife, she doesn't like his angry words so she says she is leaving him. So she begins to walk. The husband can't catch up to her to apologize, so the sun decides that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kelly O'toole - Goodreads

This is a story of an argument between the first man and first woman, as the husband coming home from hunting was angry his wife as she had not yet cooked a meal. She was busy picking flowers and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

Interesting tale. See: First Woman and the Strawberry: A Cherokee Legend by Gloria Dominic Read full review

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User Review  - Cambridge College - Goodreads

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User Review  - Meltha - Goodreads

This was a really different and interesting take on a creation myth. If you squint, you can almost see a connection with the infamous apple, but here the Sun gives people fruit to remind them of the ... Read full review

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