Gayle Ross's descriptive version of a traditional folktale (How Turtle's Back Was Cracked) is great. This Cherokee myth explains why turtles have interesting patterns on their shells. Once, there was a turtle who was friends with a possum
Gayle Ross's descriptive version of a traditional folktale (How Turtle's Back Was Cracked) is great. Once, there was a turtle who was friends with a possum. Possum would drop persimmons down into Turtle's mouth from a persimmon tree. One day, a wolf snatched the persimmons before they could enter Turtle's mouth. Possum decided that the wolf has got to go!
This book is a Cherokee Tale. It is about how the turtle got it's lined shell. possum, turtle and wolf characters combine in this traditional tale of how the turtle's shell ended up cracked.
This book is a Cherokee Tale. The story goes that a Possum and Turtle were best friends. Sep 05, 2011 Carole rated it it was amazing. Shelves: 2013-books-read, 2011-books-read, 2016-books-read. Traditional Cherokee tale of how turtle cracked his back. Jul 11, 2008 Jen added it.
A Traditional Cherokee Tale. by Gayle Ross & illustrated by Murv Jacob. The result is an explanation of how the turtles' shells became cracked. It also demonstrates why Ross (How Rabbit Tricked Otter, 1994, et. is fast gaining a reputation as a fluid, entertaining storyteller
A Traditional Cherokee Tale. is fast gaining a reputation as a fluid, entertaining storyteller.
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How the Turtle's Back Was Cracked : A Traditional Cherokee Tale.
A traditional Cherokee tale about when the people and animals were able to talk to each other. But if you look closely, you can still see the lines where Turtle's back was cracked, and you will never see another turtle eating corn soup from wolf-ear spoons. Detailed paintings and captivating writing brings the original tale to life, and on the last page, a bit of Cherokee history makes this a great book. Ideal for older children, 4th grade and up due to the storyline and word choice. ) augustaspors Feb 12, 2017. porquoi tale, cherokee origin. bp0128bd Jan 24, 2014. Warning: May contain spoilers.
Joseph Bruchac, Gayle Ross By Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross, with full-color illustrations by Virginia A. Stroud – Dial Books for Young Readers, 1995
Joseph Bruchac, Gayle Ross. The Milky Way And Other Living Stories Of, Cherokee. By Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross, with full-color illustrations by Virginia A. Stroud – Dial Books for Young Readers, 1995. This unique book on the Cherokee feature's children's stories and a sobering