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Aurora: A Tale of the Northern Lights

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Mindy Dwyer captures the magic of the Northern Lights in a story that is written like a legend passed down through generations. With her bright, luminous illustrations and clear language, Dwyer tells the story of Aurora, a young girl who takes a journey of discovery and collects the colors from the sky to comfort her. Full color.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Alaska Northwest Books
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Joy
Sep 13, 2016 Joy added it
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This story is about a young girl who lives in the north; the land of the midnight sun. The sun never goes down. She goes on an adventure to discover the darkness that her grandma talks about. She chases a caribou and doesn't realize how far way from home she is. She collects the colors of the sky to make her feel better and not think about it. When she finally finds the land of darkness, she releases the colors from her pockets to make it lighter. This is a tale of the northern lights.

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Jul 02, 2014 Shelli rated it liked it
The bright illustrations and around-the-campfire feel story does a lovely job of capturing the long passed down oration of the formation of the Northern Lights. This would be a wonderful read aloud when covering astronomy or just for fun.
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Nov 05, 2010 Teri rated it really liked it
Good jumping off story if you're looking for something to introduce discussion of an arctic theme or northern lights.
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