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Hands of the Maya: Villagers at Work and Play

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Witness loving, working hands in action in this vivid portrait of life in a Maya village.

"Grandmother Apolonia has gone to market for the day to weave and sell her baskets."

Experience a day in the life of a Maya village. The wisdom of the phrase "Many hands make light work" comes across in vivid detail as the community prepares a warm meal, weaves clothing, constructs roof
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Clara Bowman-Jahn
Summary from Jacket: Experience a day in the life of Maya villagers. The wisdom of the phrase “Many hands make light work” comes in vivid detail, as the community prepares a warm meal, weaves clothing, makes roofs, and creates art and music. Best of all, in the morning and at the end of a busy day, a pair of strong, gentle hands never seem hard to find. With it’s lyrical prose and richly textured photographs, this engaging picture book captures the hard work, love, and respect of the Maya cultur ...more
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