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Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back

Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back

by Joseph Bruchac Illustrated by Thomas Locker

Joseph Bruchac's Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.3
Lexile Measure
960L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Philomel Books
Number of Pages
1
Genre
Poetry, Fables, Folk Tales and Myths

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.
Thomas Locker

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