Many Nations: An Alphabet of Native America

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Bridgewater Books, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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From Anishanabe artists making birch bark bowls to Zuni elders saying prayersfor the day that is done, the diversity of Native American cultures is simplypresented in this unique and beautiful alphabet book. Full color.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Too brief - some children, and teachers, will think that 'oh, we read that, we're done.' Way too much 'Noble Savage' - First Americans are not heroes of the past, they are people. Some individuals are ... Read full review

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User Review  - sstelz2 - LibraryThing

In my opinion, “Many Nations: An Alphabet of Native America” is a fantastic multicultural picture book for young readers. This book includes many details about the lives of several different Native ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Joseph Bruchac is an Abenaki Indian. He is among the most respected and widely published Native American authors, with over 100 titles in print, including the popular Keepers of the Earth series and Lee & Low's Crazy Horse's Vision, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. His YA novel, Wolf Mark, is a Westchester Young Adult Fiction Award winner. A Rockefeller Fellow and an NEA Poetry Writing Fellow, he was the 1999 recipient of the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to writing, Bruchac is an editor at Greenfield Review Press, a literary publishing house he co-founded with his wife. He lives in Greenfield Center, New York.

Goetzl painted a limited edition commemorative poster of astronaut Alan Shepard swinging a golf club on the moon for the U.S. Golf Assocation.

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