CRRL Kids: Stories from the Ancients: Native America

Baby Rattlesnake
Baby Rattlesnake By Ata, Te Book - 1989 398.0997 At All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Willful Baby Rattlesnake throws tantrums to get his rattle before he's ready, but he misuses it and learns a lesson.

Beardream By Hobbs, Will Book - 1997 FICTION Hob Available in some locations

Annotation:Spring has come to the mountains, but the Great Bear is still asleep. So Short Tail a Ute boy heads off into the mountains to rouse the Great Bear.

The Boy Who Lived With the Bears
The Boy Who Lived With the Bears And Other Iroquois Stories By Bruchac, Joseph Book - 1995 398.097 Br Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents a collection of traditional Iroquois tales in which animals learn about the importance of caring and responsibility and the dangers of selfishness and pride.

Coyote A Trickster Tale From the American Southwest By McDermott, Gerald Book - 1994 398.097 Mc Available in some locations

Annotation:Coyote, who has a nose for trouble, insists that the crows teach him how to fly, but the experience ends in disaster for him.

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses By Goble, Paul Book - 2001 398.097 Go Available in some locations

Annotation:Though she is fond of her people, a girl prefers to live among the wild horses where she is truly happy and free.

How Coyote Stole the Summer
How Coyote Stole the Summer A Native American Folktale By Krensky, Stephen Book - 2009 398.097 Kr Available in some locations

Annotation:Coyote is always cold because it's winter all year long, but Old Woman has something called summer. Coyote and his friends make a plan to steal summer.

Keepers of the Earth
Keepers of the Earth Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children By Caduto, Michael J. Book - 1989 398.097 Ca Available in some locations

Annotation:A selection of traditional tales from various Indian peoples each accompanied by instructions for related activities dealing with aspects of the environment.

Meet Kaya
Meet Kaya An American Girl By Shaw, Janet Beeler Book - 2002 FICTION Sha Available in some locations

Annotation:n 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Percé Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Percé Indians.

More Ready-to-tell Tales From Around the World
More Ready-to-tell Tales From Around the World Book - 2000 372.64 Mo All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:A multicultural collection of traditional tales contributed by experienced storytellers, with tips for telling the stories.

The Path of the Quiet Elk
The Path of the Quiet Elk A Native American Alphabet Book By Stroud, Virginia A. Book - 1996 299.7 St Available in some locations

Annotation:This lyrical alphabet book, drawn from Native American teachings, tells of 26 different ways to remember our interconnectedness with everything on earth.

Rainbow Crow
Rainbow Crow A Lenape Tale By Van Laan, Nancy Book - 1991 398.26 Va Available in some locations

Annotation:When the weather changes and the ever-falling snow threatens to engulf all the animals, it is Crow who flies up to receive the gift of fire from the Great Sky Spirit.

The Rough-face Girl
The Rough-face Girl By Martin, Rafe Book - 1992 398.097 Ma Available in some locations

Annotation:In this Algonquin Indian version of the Cinderella story, the Rough-Face Girl and her two beautiful but heartless sisters compete for the affections of the Invisible Being.

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