Amadito and Spider Woman

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Kiva Pub., Oct 31, 2003 - Fiction - 32 pages
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Amadito, a young Native American boy, is made fun of by a classmate and is unsure how to deal with his feelings. Each of his family members offers different advice about how to protect himself. Finally, after walking in the desert with his grandmother and listening to her parables, he learns how to keep his heart open and not be afraid of his feelings. This simple and beautifully illustrated story brings a fresh perspective to a common dilemma by pointing out the value of learning from Nature and the wisdom of elders.

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User Review  - corydickason - LibraryThing

Like Big Moon Tortilla, this is a book by a white woman about a Native child learning traditional wisdom from his grandmother. I am less than enthusiastic about this trend. Her collaboration with a ... Read full review

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