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Name Calling

by Itah Sadu

|February 2, 1995

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Written with attention to rhythm, like traditional African and Caribbean spoken word, this is an effective and compassionate look at the power of language and how words can be used to hurt or heal.

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Written for young people, this small book illustrated by Kathy Kaulback, is a perfect way to learn more about how the native people of the Maritimes lived before white people came to their land.

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The Native Stories from Keepers of the Earth is a collection of stories drawn from the oral tradition of Indian groups in the United States and Canada. Tribes include Inuit, Micmac, Maliseet, Mohawk, Zuni, and Hopi. A common thread through these stories is a view…

Powwow

by George Ancona

|April 30, 1993

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This beautiful photo-essay captures the essence of the Native American powwow. The unity of the many tribes engaged in the ceremony, the sense of family, and the cherishing of actively participating children are all themes young people will appreciate. A lively,…

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Bobbie Kalman's acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the…

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

by Eric A. Kimmel

|January 1, 1989

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A traveler rids a village synagogue of goblins by outwitting them. A Caldecott Honor Book.

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Who Belongs Here? tells the story of Nary, a young boy fleeing war-torn Cambodia for the safety of the United States. To some of his new classmates, however, he is a "chink" who should go back where he belongs. But what if everyone whose family came from another…

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A retelling of a Sioux legend recounts how a woman learns a lesson about selfishness when she take beans from Heetunka the mouse without leaving a gift in return, and so brings the wrath of the gods down on herself. Ages 5 to 12

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People who help us understand the world and how it works are important people. They are scientists, teachers, parents, and many others. They should also help us understand what it means to be a human being. They should help us learn that human beings can best get…

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With the help of a friendly lion, a young sexual abuse victim is able to talk about sexual abuse and recover self-esteem. Gentle and positive approach to reassure children.

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The Mohawk tradition teaches children to start each day by giving thanks to Mother Earth, in keeping with the belief that the natural world is a precious and rare gift, and that the universe represents one great family. The inspirational message of this book and…

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The mythical tales collected here - with original illustrations by Mohawk artists John Kahionhes Fadden and David Kanietakeron Fadden - draw upon the legends and ancient wisdom of eighteen Native North American tribes, and illustrate the importance of plant life…