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Arrow to the Sun

Arrow to the Sun

by Gerald McDermott Illustrated by Gerald McDermott

An expression of the universal myth of the hero-quest, this beautiful story also portrays the Indian reverence for the source of life: the Solar Fire. Indian myth in which the Lord of the Sun sends the spark of life to earth, and it becomes a Boy. Vibrant full-color illustrations capture the boldness and color of Pueblo art.

A Caldecott Medal Book

Ages
5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.6
Lexile Measure
480L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Viking Books
Genre
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Gerald McDermott Gerald McDermott (1941-2012) was an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator, winning the Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors; his body of work includes six popular picture books focusing on the trickster motif.
Gerald McDermott Gerald McDermott (1941-2012) was an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator, winning the Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors; his body of work includes six popular picture books focusing on the trickster motif.

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