The First Strawberries: A Cherokee Story
Dial Books for Young Readers, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
The author, a renowned Native American storyteller, explains how strawberries came into the world--the sun sends various berries to reunite the first man and woman after a quarrel, but only the strawberries had the power. Today they are a symbol of friendship and respect. Watercolor illustrations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - shane54 - LibraryThing
A story about a Native American man & woman who start off by getting into a "squabble". The woman leaves & along with some help from the sun, the man is able to catch up with her since she stopped to eat some strawberries after passing up the blueberries, blackberries, etc. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AleciaDesselle - LibraryThing
A sweet and simple tale about how strawberries came to exist. After being spoken unkindly to by her husband, the woman leaves. Truly sorry for being unkind, the man searches for his wife with the help ... Read full review