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Pushing Up the Sky

Pushing Up the Sky

by Joseph Bruchac Illustrated by Teresa Flavin

Filled with heroes and tricksters, comedy and drama, Native American tales have entertained children from their ancient origins in the oral tradition to the present day.

Native storyteller Joseph Bruchac has adapted seven traditional tales from Native peoples around North America as delightful plays for children themselves to perform.

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
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About the Author and Illustrator

Joseph Bruchac Joseph Bruchac learned a lot from his grandmother, grandfather, and the local farmers and lumberjacks who gathered in his family's store, but it wasn't until he went to college that he heard Native American stories.
Teresa Flavin Artist Teresa Flavin currently lives in Glasgow. Between trips to India, she clambers about the Scottish highlands with her geographer husband.

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