Dancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youthby Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Stephen Gammell
Selected from the oral tradition of North American Indians and from contemporary tribal poets, the poems evoke the concerns and visions of Native American young people.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's WeeklyIn a boxed review, PW praised the ``potent images'' in this ``exquisite collection . . . that offers small but satisfying glimpses of some of the rich and varied Indian lore which--if abundant--has been mostly overlooked.'' Ages 6-9. (Apr.)
Children's Literature - Susie WildeSneve blends poems remembered by generations of peoples with those of contemporary tribal poets in Dancing Teepees. Spare and at the same time image-laden, the vitality sparked by her choices is no accident. The poems she remembers and the ones she writes are breathtakingly evocative and demonstrate her appreciation of the miracles of everyday life,
- Holiday House, Inc.
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- 10.02(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.18(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
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