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The First Strawberries
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The First Strawberries Paperback - 1998

by Retold by Joseph Bruchac; Anna Vojtech (Illustrator)

From an award-winning Native American storyteller comes the captivating retelling of a Cherokee legend which explains how strawberries came to be. Full color.


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From an award-winning Native American storyteller comes this captivating re-telling of a Cherokee legend, which explains how strawberries came to be. Long ago, the first man and woman quarrelled. The woman left in anger, but the Sun sent tempting berries to Earth to slow the wife?s retreat. Luminous paintings perfectly complement the simple, lyrical text. ?Complete harmony of text and pictures: altogether lovely.? -- Kirkus Reviews, pointer review Joseph Bruchac is an award-winning storyteller whose books for children include Eagle Song, Children of the Longhouse, and Arrow to the Sun (all Dial). He lives in Greenfield Center, New York. Anna Vojtech lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

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From an award-winning Native American storyteller comes this captivating re-telling of a Cherokee legend, which explains how strawberries came to be. Long ago, the first man and woman quarrelled. The woman left in anger, but the Sun sent tempting berries to Earth to slow the wife's retreat. Luminous paintings perfectly complement this simple, lyrical text.

"Complete harmony of text and pictures: altogether lovely."-- Kirkus Reviews, pointer review

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LONG AGO when the world was new, the Creator made a man and a woman

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  • Title The First Strawberries
  • Author Retold by Joseph Bruchac; Anna Vojtech (Illustrator)
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition [ Edition: Repri
  • Pages 32
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Puffin Books
  • Date 1998-06-01
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780140564099 / 0140564098
  • Weight 0.38 lbs (0.17 kg)
  • Dimensions 11.22 x 8.32 x 0.12 in (28.50 x 21.13 x 0.30 cm)
  • Ages 03 to 05 years
  • Grade levels P - K
  • Reading level 550
  • Themes
    • Ethnic Orientation: Native American
    • Religious Orientation: Native American
  • Library of Congress subjects Indians of North America, Cherokee Indians
  • Dewey Decimal Code 398.208

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Citations

  • Publishers Weekly, 06/22/1998, Page 0

About the author

Joseph Bruchac (www.josephbruchac.com) is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, Bruchac's poems, articles and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief. For more information about Joseph, please visit his website
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