Muskrat Will Be Swimming

Paperback | September 19, 2006

byCheryl SavageauIllustratorRobert Hynes

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This is a quiet tale of a Native American girl who, with gentle guidance from her grandfather, learns to find strength, not fear, in her identity as a Native person living in an Anglo society. Beautifully illustrated and complete with a Seneca creation story, Muskrat Will Be Swimming demonstrates how the ancient stories of Native American cultures are used to help today's children find their way in the world. It is a treasure for all who have ever dealt with the fear of being different.

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This is a quiet tale of a Native American girl who, with gentle guidance from her grandfather, learns to find strength, not fear, in her identity as a Native person living in an Anglo society. Beautifully illustrated and complete with a Seneca creation story, Muskrat Will Be Swimming demonstrates how the ancient stories of Native Ameri...

Cheryl Savageau grew up a "lake rat" on the shores of a lake in Massachusetts, where she spent a lot of time swimming, canoeing, and walking the shoreline. She is French and Abenaki. She lives in New Hampshire now with her husband Bill and three cats. Cheryl is a poet, quilter, and storyteller, and teaches part-time at the University o...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 9 × 0.09 inPublished:September 19, 2006Publisher:Tilbury HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0884482804

ISBN - 13:9780884482802

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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