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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THE SONG WITHIN MY HEARTUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A heartfelt intergenerational story about knowing and preserving heritage and love between elders and young ones. Basing his bilingual (English and Cree) story on Sapp's childhood growing up in ... 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