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Crow and Weasel by Barry Lopez
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Crow and Weasel

by Barry Lopez

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CROW AND WEASEL offers a gentle retelling of the vision quest of two young men. They seek to fulfill
the dream of MOUNTAIN LION, a village elder, to learn about the unknown and unexplored lands north of their village.

Traveling on horseback, they encounter vast new terrain and animals until they reach the Inuit people
who come to welcome and to teach them.

The mood remains low suspense until taking a gruesome turn as they decide to eat
one of their horses rather than starve. GRIZZLY BEAR arrives in time to spare
this tale from horror.

Paintings are Five Star amazing. ( )
  m.belljackson | Feb 16, 2017 |
This book has wonderful paintings displaying the adventure that they go through. The two young men set out on a journey all alone for the first time. They face and conquer experiences that teach them life lessons. They learn how to become men as they learn the responsibilities, obligations and what it takes to become an adult.
  Jennamg123 | Oct 13, 2016 |
Crow and Weasel is the chronicles of coming of age individuals. Crow and Weasel set off to discover the farthest north point. They struggle to survive in harsh conditions of starvation and freezing temperatures. They learn to work together and utilize their own strengths in coordination with the other. They encounter humans and learn from their lifestyle. When they return, they have learned so much and tell their tribe of their journey.
  mollybeaver | Dec 18, 2014 |
In this original folktale inspired by the North American Plains people, Crow and Weasel come of age together as they make a voyage into unknown territory. This adaption has wonderful illustrations that add to the story. third grade and up.
  bzittlosen | Dec 17, 2014 |
Crow and Weasel is a captivating story of two young Sioux braves on a quest to explore new territories and meet new tribes to the north of their own tribe's customary territory. The two men are illustrated throughout with the heads of their respective totem names, those of a crow and a weasel.
This is a coming of age story, as Crow and Weasel learn a lot about themselves through this journey. ( )
  SimoneAlexis | Dec 11, 2014 |
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The book described the journey of Crow and Weasel, they share happiness and sorrow in the way and build the friendship, meanwhile, they got a lot on their life experience.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0865474397, Hardcover)

In the distant era of myth time, when people and animals still spoke the same language, two young men set out on horseback to travel farther north than any of their people had ever gone before. On their bold and wonderful journey-across the River of Floating Ashes, through a vastly deep forest, and around a bewildering maze of lakes-Crow and Weasel meet with terrifying danger and spectacular beauty to arrive, at last, at an Eskimo hunting camp on the edge of the tundra.

From each other and from strangers they meet along the way-Mouse, Badger, Grizzly Bear-Crow and Weasel learn profound lessons: the value of friendship; the necessity of giving thanks; the art of storytelling; and the importance of interacting with others in finding one's own place in the world.

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Crow and Weasel, two young men from the northern plains, set out to travel father than their people have ever traveled, crossing rivers and mountains, encountering danger, and learning the meaning of friendship.

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