Coyote Sings to the Moon
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Coyote Sings to the Moon

3.92 of 5 stars 3.92  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews

Wales's comical illustrations and King's skillful storytelling make this an ideal tale to be read aloud. Together, they ensure that "Coyote Sings to the Moon" will be a favorite with parents and children alike.

Paperback, 36 pages
Published March 28th 2008 by Key Porter Books (first published July 1st 1999)
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Dianne J.
Age of readership: Ages 4-8

Genre: Picture Book

Diversity: Animals cooperate to bring the moon out each night

Illustrations: Wispy, comical drawings

My response to the book: This story must be read with great enthusiasm as the text is long and the pictures are rather sparse in nature. It seems to be a story rooted in Native America folklore, but that is not explained. The author is of Greek and Cherokee descent according to

Curricular/Programming connections: This book can be used in a l...more
*Queen Diva*
Cute illustrations. I like that the animals and plants were a bit sassafras (aka sassy) It was cute!
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Thomas King was born in 1943 in Sacramento, California and is of Cherokee, Greek and German descent. He obtained his Ph.D from the University of Utah in 1986. He is known for works in which he addresses the marginalization of American Indians, delineates "pan-Indian" concerns and histories, and attempts to abolish common stereotypes about Native Americans. He taught Native American Studies at the...more
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