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Did You Hear Wind Sing Your Name?: An Oneida Song of Spring

4.73  ·  Rating Details ·  15 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Pictures and words pay homage to the Oneida Indians' view of the cycle of spring.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 1996 by Walker Childrens (first published March 22nd 1995)
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Elizabeth
The full-page illustrations are lush and photo-realistic -- though the shiny pages glinted in the light, making them actually a little difficult to engage with.

The trajectory into sunset and moonlight I think makes the book a really nice choice for a bedtime story -- offering the child an opportunity to reflect on/relive some of the outdoors moments of the day and settle into a quieter mode.

I appreciated the Author's Note at the beginning, providing contextual information about the Oneida to hel
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Edna
The natural cadence while reading this book perfectly exemplifies Native American literature - and it's for children. How can you not be moved with its poetic text and beautiful illustrations? I can't get enough of this type of writing - it's guaranteed to move you. Read it and feel yourself spiritually lift upward toward the sky. Loved it!
Theresa
Jan 11, 2015 Theresa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Did you hear wind sing your name"?
by sandra de coteau orie
A poetic book looking at the aspects of human nature, and physical nature of the environment. This book features the Oneida traditions and ideals. The art work is beautiful and special.
used as a small group book for early 2 and 3rd grade readers.
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EXCELLENT book and a fine read for children. A wonderful addition to the classroom as well.
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