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Thirteen moons on turtle"s back

Joseph Bruchac

Thirteen moons on turtle"s back

a Native American year of moons

by Joseph Bruchac

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Published by Putnam & Grosset in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Seasons -- Juvenile poetry

  • About the Edition

    Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux

    Edition Notes

    Other titles13 moons on turtle"s back, Cecilia Bard Multicultural Library for Peace
    Statementby Joseph Bruchac and Jonathan London ; illustrated by Thomas Locker.
    GenreFolklore, Juvenile poetry
    ContributionsLondon, Jonathan, 1947-, Locker, Thomas, 1937- ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22858001M
    ISBN 100698115848
    LC Control Number91003961

      Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back: A Native American Year of Moons is a compilation of thirteen short stories told by a Grandfather to his grandson, Sozap. As Grandfather carves a turtle figure with thirteen scales, representational of the thirteen phases of the moon, he explains to Sozap that every phase is accompanied by a different story.   Each moon has its own special name that, while varying among the tribal nations, is consistent with the legend that the 13 scales on Old Turtle's back hold the key to these moons. The authors present 13 poems that take readers through the year, from the ``Moon of Popping Trees''--when the ``cottonwoods crack with frost''--to the ``Big Moon'' of Author: Rwestlake.

    Get this from a library! Thirteen moons on turtle's back: a Native American year of moons. [Joseph Bruchac; Jonathan London; Thomas Locker] -- In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the.   The book opens with a drawing of a turtle showing the thirteen scales on his back which correlate to the thirteen moons of the year. Each moon's poem is then presented chronologically on a double page spread. On the left hand side is the moon's name, the poem, and the number of the poem with a corresponding Native American tribe's name.

    In Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back, a grandfather tells his grandson why Turtles have 13 circles (or moons) on their shells. I loved reading this book, as the author describes each moon in poem format. First, I loved how the Folktale referred to Native American culture.4/5(14).   Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back by Joseph Bruchac, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back: Joseph Bruchac: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5().


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Joseph Bruchac (Author), Jonathan London Cited by:   Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back is the story of Native American legends about each of the thirteen moons.

Enchanting images are the backdrop behind each poem. This book should be read by children from age 4 to age eight. The changing of seasons and the passage of time are told beautifully through poems that prove that all things are connected/5.

Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back: A Native American Year of Moons. The fun of this book is interest people to explore the full range of names each of the Native Groups gave the moons - this book is a start.

Great children's and adults book on the moons history was nice reading about and the heritage of the turtles animals and seasons /5. From a velvety moonlit wetland scene in Big Moon to the glory of a deciduous forest in the Moon of Falling Leaves, Locker once again proves himself a gifted landscape artist.

In illustrating this Native American lunar calendar, he makes forays beyond the Hudson River valley to the lands of the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne, Cherokee and Huron, Abenaki, Cree, and more, catching the seasons in. Charles Frazier’s Thirteen Moons is the story of one man’s remarkable life, spanning a century of relentless change.

At the age of twelve, an orphan named Will Cooper is given a horse, a key, and a map and is sent on a journey through the wilderness to the edge of the Cherokee Nation, the uncharted white space on the map. About Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back “Unusual and intelligent An exemplary introduction to Native American culture with its emphasis on the importance of nature.” —Publishers Weekly In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle’s back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons.

In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the wonder of the seasons, from the Northern Cheyenne's Moon of the Popping Trees to the Big Moon of the : Penguin Publishing Group.

Bruchac, Joseph, and Jonathan London. Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back: A Native American Year of Moons. Ill. by Thomas Locker, Philomel Books, ISBN: Joseph Bruchac and Jonathan London's picture storybook is about a Native American grandfather telling his grandson thirteen moon myths of the North American native people.

It starts with the first. Buy a cheap copy of Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back book by Joseph Bruchac. Evocative paintings accompany thirteen legends taken from different tribes that describe how native Americans related the cycles of the moon to the seasons. Free shipping over $/5(4).

Book Title: Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back The author of the book: Joseph Bruchac Edition: Puffin Books The size of the: KB City - Country: No data Date of issue: August 25th ISBN: ISBN Language: English.

In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle's back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the wonder of the seasons, from the Northern Cheyenne's Moon of the Popping Trees to the Big Moon of the Abenaki/5(90).

Section 1 - Moons 1 to 4 Section 2 - Moons 5 to 9 Section 3 - Moons 10 to 13   The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson | Story Read Aloud for Kids - Duration: Story Time with Bizzy Book Club 3, views. Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back Joseph Bruchac, Author, Jonathan London, Editor, Thomas Locker, Illustrator Philomel Books $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Thirteen Moons on a Turtle's Back. Many Native Americans share the knowledge of the thirteen moons on a turtle’s back. As children they are taught to examine the segments on the back of every turtle. There are thirteen large segments which represent the thirteen moons which make up the lunar year.

Reviewed by Karl Hele. Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back: A Native American Year of Moons explores 13 different and highly summarized Indigenous stories from across North America. The work is aimed at kindergarten or younger children and intends to provide a flavour of Indigenous knowledge of the moon’s association with natural rhythms and seasonal changes.

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If you need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back, by Joseph Bruchac and Jonathan London, with illustrations by Thomas Locker.29 pages. 29 pages. Many Native American people look at Turtle’s back as a sort of calendar, with its pattern of 13 large scales standing for 13 moons in each year.

Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back by Joseph Bruchac and a great selection of Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. Thirteen Moons on Turtles Back: A Native American Year of Moons.

ISBN ISBN. But what is the measure of the thirteen moons. Turtle says: Swimming in the galactic ocean, Turtle Island gauges its direction by two spins. The day solar spin measured by the thirteen moons goes one direction. Another spin of days goes the other direction. It is the day counter-spin that is the measure of the thirteen moons.

Get this from a library! Thirteen moons on turtle's back: a Native American year of moons. [Joseph Bruchac; Jonathan London] -- Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back by Bruchac, Joseph and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Thirteen Moons on Turtles Back: A Native American Year of Moons by Joseph Bruch.

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