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The Bone Man: A Native American Modoc Tale

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On the day that you were born, Kokolimalayas, the Bone Man, drank the river dry and devoured all the people except you and me. When you are old enough to be a warrior, you will bring the waters back and people will live here once again.Ever since he was a young boy, Nulwee has been told the frightening story of the Bone Man by his Grandmother. She has always warned him tha ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Disney-Hyperion (first published January 1st 1900)
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Tabitha
Dec 17, 2009 Tabitha rated it really liked it
Independent Reading: 2nd -5th grade

Sims did a wonderful job retelling the Modoc tale of “The Bone Man”. McCurdy added an array of beautiful scrapboard print illustrations that consisted of dominance and earth tones which complements the words and culture expressed by Sims in this tall tale. The narrative style of writing with the presentation of an oral origin gives this story great character. Children will be drawn to this tale because a young boy that seems to be in there age group is the hero
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sarafem
Mar 15, 2008 sarafem rated it liked it
Shelves: 2008, picture-books
This story freaked me out and the illustrations were boring. The plot itself was interesting enough.
Margaret
Lakota Indian folk tale
sorry isn't scary, but has been censored because of the art
author meant for this book to be read by older students
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