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Native American Animal Stories

by Joseph Bruchac

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This book is a collection of tales about different animals in Native American traditions and the roles that they play. I enjoy Native American Animal Stories because of its unique and varying tales and would want to teach the book in my classroom to expose children to a type of literature that I think most would not be familiar with. I think this book would be appropriate conceptually for students Grades 2-5 and I would teach it within themes about animals, oral storytelling, or traditional beliefs of different cultures. For this book in particular, I believe that the way I taught it theme wise would vary greatly depending on the age I was teaching.
  MadeleinePemberton | Dec 9, 2013 |
soft cover, "from Keepers of the Animals"
  MVUCLSG | Jun 17, 2013 |
I really liked this collection of stories. It covered many different aspects and I had never really looked into Native American tales. I really enjoyed these and the pictures that went along with them. They weren't throughout the stories but they gave you just enough to see the picture. I thought the writing was the strongest part in the book.
  Rachel_Cohen | Jun 10, 2013 |
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The Papago Indians of the American Southwest say butterflies were created to gladden the hearts of children and chase away thoughts of aging and death. How the Butterflies Came to Be is one of 24 Native American tales included in this book. The stories, coming from Mohawk, Hopi, Yaqui, Haida, and other cultures demonstrate the power of animals in Native American traditions.
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A collection of 24 Native American legends which demonstrate the power of animals in Native American traditions.

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