Moonstick: The Seasons of the Sioux

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9780060248055: Moonstick: The Seasons of the Sioux

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A young Dakota Indian boy describes the changes that come both in nature and in the life of his people with each new moon of the Sioux year.

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Eve Bunting is the winner of the Golden Kite Award and the three-time recipient of the Best Work of Fiction Award of the Southern CaliforniaCouncil on Literature for Children and Young People. She has written more than one hundred books for young readers, including is Anybody There ?; Our Sixth-Grade Sugar Babies, a Best Book of 1990 (School Library Journal); Sharing Susan; and Coffin on a Case, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, given by the Mystery Writers of America.

Ms. Bunting was born in Ireland and now lives in southern California.

From AudioFile:

Narrator James meets the recording challenge posed by this short, powerful story by celebratingÐat onceÐthe powerful imagery, poetic language and Native American context. Speaking slowly and carefully, James enhances the Native aspect while allowing the imagery and lyrical language to enthrall the listener. Unerringly, his voice melds these elements into a kernel of beauty and understanding. With the wisdom of an elder recalling the stories of his people, James reverently unfolds an explanation of the Sioux calendar, which begins with the reawakening of springtime. Although its brevity may be misleading initially, Moonstick is an excellent choice for an audiobook. R.M. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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