How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend by Jerrie OughtonHow the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend by Jerrie Oughton

How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend

byJerrie OughtonIllustratorLisa Desimini

Paperback | August 1, 2003

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This retelling of a Navajo folktale explains how First Woman tried to write the laws of the land using stars in the sky, only to be thwarted by the trickster Coyote.
Jerrie Oughton has written several novels for young adults. Her first, Music From a Place Called Half Moon. was awarded the Bank Street College Children's Book Award. She lives with her husband in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Title:How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo LegendFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 7.75 × 0.16 inPublished:August 1, 2003

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395779383

ISBN - 13:9780395779385

Appropriate for ages: 4

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A retelling of the Navaho legend that explains the patterns of the stars in the sky.

Editorial Reviews

Oughton's fine debut provides Desimini with the best vehicle she's had for her spare, powerful style . . . A dramatically handsome setting for an especially noble Native American tale." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers "