The Song Within My Heart
Renowned Native painter Allen Sapp's inspired and stunning artwork beautifully complements this sweet story of a boy preparing for his first powwow. The young boy's Nokum -- his beloved grandmother -- guides him through the events of the day and helps him to understand what the singing and dancing are about. Award-winning author David Bouchard adds rhythmic and informative text based on remembrances from Allen Sapp's own Cree childhood. A portion of the royalties for The Song Within My Heart will be donated to the Indian Federated College.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - adates12 - LibraryThing
This book is a collection of poems for a coming of age story. The main character has to lead his first powwow and learns how to accept the responsibility. I think that this book is an appropriate ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - aprilcm - LibraryThing
This is a story told in first person by a Native American who as a child did not understand the sounds of his culture but thanks to his elders they taught him to listen. This is told in poetic verse ... Read full review