The New York Public Library Amazing Native American History: A Book of Answers for Kids

The New York Public Library Amazing Native American History: A Book of Answers for Kids

by The New York Public Library, Liz Sonneborn


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Discover how a game of lacrosse led to a victory for the Ojibwatribe against the British, find out why the Menominees are calledthe wild rice people, and meet some of the great heroes of NativeAmerica, from Sequoyah and Sitting Bull to Pocahontas. Enjoy theholidays, foods, dances, and stories of these diverse peoples andfind the answers to all your questions about Native Americanhistory....

Why did the Mound Builders build mounds? See page 14.

What was the Trail of Tears? See page 59.

Why didn't Montezuma attack Cortes' men? See page 27.

Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? See page 94.

What was the Alcatraz takeover? See page 107.

What was the Iroquois confederacy? See page 33.

Did all Inuit live in igloos? See page 131.

What were the Mayans' greatest scientific achievements? See page21.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471332046
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/03/1999
Series: New York Public Library Books for Kids Series , #8
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

LIZ SONNEBORN is the author of many books on Native American history.

Table of Contents

The First American Indians.

American Indians of Mesoamerica.

American Indians of the Northeast.

American Indians of the Southeast.

American Indians of the Plains.

American Indians of the Southwest.

American Indians of California.

American Indians of the Northwest.

Native of the Subarctic and Arctic.

Native Americans Today.


Selected Bibliography.

The New York Public Library Recommended Reading List.


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