The Legend of Katama, The Creation Story of Dolphins, A Wampanoag Legend of Martha s Vineyard, is the beautiful presentation of a Native American creation story. Vibrantly illustrated by a promising, young Wampanoag artist, it is the story of young woman, who through following her heart and listening to her dreams, makes difficult and courageous decisions which bring peace to the Wampanoag Nation. The book includes a fascinating forward by a Wampanoag tribal storyteller. Suitable for readers in fourth grade and up, it is truly a tale for all ages. The colorful illustrations, which beautifully depict Martha's Vineyard Island, make the book an excellent read-aloud for younger children as well. Perfect for use in the classroom, or as a bedtime story, the Legend of Katama makes the perfect gift to any treasured child!
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Stacy Elizabeth Hall, M.Ed, the daughter of a Martha's Vineyard native, grew up hearing the stories of the Island and remains fascinated by its wealth of legends and folklore. Now a teacher, Stacy lives with daughter Katama, son Zak, husband Steve, and a lab named Cala in Mont Clare, Pennsylvania, where she has recently started her own publishing company, Island Moon Press. Stacy loves being in the classroom and is available for school and library presentations.Review:
"...a story about friendship, love, peace, and facing difficult decisions. An ecological/sociological theme is woven through the story." -- Amy Williams, The Martha's Vineyard Times, August 21, 2003
"A beautiful, unforgettable presentation of the possibility of peace. Romantic, spiritual, and uplifting. Readers young and old will be captivated!" -- Mary Miles, Author/Publisher/Editor of Benjamin's Secret Sea Dragon, a Nantucket Adventure, Ick A Tick!, and Nantucket Voice
"A lovely book, with very impressive writing and illustrations, appealing to all ages. The perfect addition to any NativeAmerican library." -- Norman Bridwell, creator of Clifford, The Big Red Dog, back book cover, June 2003
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Book Description Island Moon Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111594110271
Book Description Island Moon Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1594110271 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1648683
Book Description Island Moon Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Jannette Vanderhoop (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M1594110271