Nations of the Southwest

Nations of the Southwest

by Bobbie Kalman, Amanda Bishop
     
 

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Children's Literature
In this broad overview, kids preparing a first report about Native Americans in the Southwest will get a view of life before contact with the Europeans. The information about the Pueblo peoples is condensed down into a few pages. New tribes such as the Zumi, Hopi, Navajo and Apache are introduced. The land, foods, dress, farming styles and the way they were organized are all stressed. Although the book tells about pre-European contact many of the illustrations are post-contact. They show horses, sheep, donkeys, and so forth. The glossary defines the bolded words in the text and there is a short index. The books in this series should do well for first reports in the early elementary grades, although there is quite a bit of repetition, especially between this title and Life in a Pueblo. 2003, Crabtree Publishing, Ages 7 to 10.
— Marilyn Courtot

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780778703747
Publisher:
Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Native Nations of North America Series
Edition description:
ILLUSTRATE
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
NC1050L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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