Powwow's Coming

Powwow's Coming

by Linda Boyden
5.0 1

Hardcover

$19.95
View All Available Formats & Editions
Eligible for FREE SHIPPING
  • Get it by Monday, October 23 , Order now and choose Expedited Delivery during checkout.

Overview

Powwow's Coming by Linda Boyden

Powwow's coming, hear the beat?
Powwow's coming, dancing feet.
Powwow's coming, hear the drum?
Powwow's coming, everyone!

Frustrated as a schoolteacher not being able to find good instructional materials on American Indians, Linda Boyden has bypassed the tired stereotype of Indians on horseback or hunting game and placed them in today's setting of a powwow.

Powwow's Coming provides children with a foundation for understanding and celebrating the enduring culture and heritage of American Indians. Boyden's exquisite cut-paper collage and engaging poem visually place readers within the scenes of a contemporary Native American community while offering a thoughtful look at powwows and their meanings to the Native participants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826342652
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 11/28/2007
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 634,036
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author


Linda Boyden is a former elementary school teacher and author of Powwow’s Coming (University of New Mexico Press) and The Blue Roses. The latter won the 2003 Paterson Prize in its age category, the Wordcraft Circle of Native American Writers and Storytellers’ Book of the Year for Children’s Literature, 2002–2003, and was included on the prestigious CCBC (Cooperative Children’s Book Center) 2003 Choices list of recommended titles.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Powwow's Coming 0 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 0 reviews.