Powwow's Coming by Linda BoydenPowwow's Coming by Linda Boyden

Powwow's Coming

byLinda Boyden

Hardcover | November 16, 2007

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Powwow's coming, hear the beat?
Powwow's coming, dancing feet.
Powwow's coming, hear the drum?
Powwow's coming, everyone!

Frustrated as a schoolteacher not being able to find good instructional materials on American Indians, Linda Boyden has bypassed the tired stereotype of Indians on horseback or hunting game and placed them in today's setting of a powwow.

Powwow's Coming provides children with a foundation for understanding and celebrating the enduring culture and heritage of American Indians. Boyden's exquisite cut-paper collage and engaging poem visually place readers within the scenes of a contemporary Native American community while offering a thoughtful look at powwows and their meanings to the Native participants.

Linda Boyden is a former elementary school teacher and author of Powwow?s Coming (University of New Mexico Press) and The Blue Roses. The latter won the 2003 Paterson Prize in its age category, the Wordcraft Circle of Native American Writers and Storytellers? Book of the Year for Children?s Literature, 2002?2003, and was included on t...
Title:Powwow's ComingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.74 × 10.24 × 0.36 inPublished:November 16, 2007Publisher:University Of New Mexico PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826342655

ISBN - 13:9780826342652

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 8