Dance on a Sealskinby Barbara Winslow, Teri Sloat
In today's Alaskan Yupik Eskimo communities, villagers still gather in the kashim to sing, drum, and dance, carrying forward the ancient traditions of their forebears. This is the heartwarming fictional story of Annie's "first dance, " a coming-of-age ceremony to signify official entry into the Eskimo community. 20 color illustrations.
- Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.75(w) x 10.33(h) x 0.41(d)
- Age Range:
- 9 - 12 Years
Meet the Author
Barbara Winslow, author of DANCE ON A SEALSKIN, has now turned from Alaska to rural Maine for inspiration. She taught school in Alaska and Maine for thirty-six years. Now retired, she and her husband live on an old farm.
Teri Sloat is the author of THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A TROUT! and BERRY MAGIC, as well as the author and/or illustrator of many other books for children. A former teacher, she lives with her husband north of San Francisco. www.terisloat.com
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