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Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children
     

Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children

by Joseph Bruchac, Michael Caduto
 

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Beginning with Native American stories, this invaluable resource provides hands-on activities that inspire children to understand and appreciate Native American cultures and the Earth.

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Beginning with Native American stories, this invaluable resource provides hands-on activities that inspire children to understand and appreciate Native American cultures and the Earth.

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Children's Literature
All too often we forget that long before Columbus or any other European arrived on the North American continent, there were hundreds of tribes of native Americans who lived here. These peoples had a fascinating tradition of storytelling. The authors have taken this tradition a step further and put these stories together in a book for all of us to share. The stories are wonderfully and simply told and have been collected from all over the country. Following each story, the reader will encounter a Topic section and an Activity section. The topic section includes a discussion suggestion and questions about the story that has just been told. The activity section varies greatly from story to story. Each activity has been put together with a great deal of thought and care, integrating the project with current school curricular activities. This is a wonderful tool for teachers who want to remind our children of our cultural heritage and our need to care for our environment. 1997, Fulcrum,
— Marya Jansen-Gruber

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555913854
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Series:
Keepers Series
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
714,908
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
880L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 11 Years

Meet the Author


Joseph Bruchac, coauthor of The Keepers of the Earth series, is a nationally acclaimed Native American storyteller and writer who has authored more than 70 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults and children. He lives in upstate New York. Michael J. Caduto is an award-winning and internationally known author, master storyteller, poet, musician, educator, and ecologist. He has received numerous awards, including the New York State Outdoor Education Association's Art and Literary Award, New England's Regional Award for Excellence in Environmental Education, the American Booksellers' "Pick of the List" Award, and the Association of Children's Booksellers' Choice Award, among others. He travels widely presenting environmental and cultural performances, speeches and workshops for children and adults. His recent books include Earth Tales from Around the World and The Crimson Elf: Italian Tales of Wisdom. He lives in Vermont.

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