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Help your early readers explore the history, traditions, and culture of Native Americans.
 
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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
by Paul Goble Illustrated by Paul Goble

In a nomadic community, horses play an important role in daily life, but one girl shows a stronger affinity for the horses than anyone else in her tribe. She cares for the horses, knows their favorite places to graze, and heals them when they”re hurt.

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Giving Thanks
by Chief Jake Swamp Illustrated by Erwin Printup

Based on the Thanksgiving Address of the Iroquois people, the words in this read-aloud book reflect the Native American tradition of greeting the world each morning by giving thanks to all living things.

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Many Nations
by Joseph Bruchac Illustrated by Robert F. Goetzl
From Anishanabe artists making birch bark bowls to Zuni elders saying prayers for the day that is done, the diversity of Native American cultures is presented simply in this unique and beautiful alphabet book.
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Kumak's Fish
by Michael Bania
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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.
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