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Dancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian…

Dancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youth (edition 1989)

by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Composer), Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)

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Title:Dancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youth
Authors:Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Composer)
Other authors:Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)
Info:Holiday House (1989), Edition: 1st, 31 pages
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Dancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youth by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve



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This book contains 13 poems written by Native American youth from several different tribes. The poems were recorded from oral traditions and reflect Native American culture, history, and lifestyle. Gammell illustrates effectively with colored pencils or watercolors.

Reading Level: 3.2
Genre: Poetry
  rdg301library | May 24, 2015 |
Magical illustrations surround poetry.
  MariaRiedman | Aug 1, 2010 |
American Indian poetry ( )
  petajaye | Dec 17, 2009 |
The are several different poems in this book. They are fairly short and about various topics such as life and death. ( )
  kshielee | Nov 13, 2007 |
Summary: This collection of Native American poems tells the stories about their legends, the tools and weapons they use, the teepees they live in, and their basic way of life. ( )
  bschlachter | Nov 9, 2007 |
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Selected from the oral tradition of North American Indians and from contemporary tribal poets, the poems evoke the concerns and visions of American Indian young people.

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An illustrated collection of poems from the oral tradition of Native Americans.

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