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Coyote Sings to the Moon

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An old woman and her animals gather every night to serenade the moon. Coyote wants to join them, but his voice is so bad that the others are sure he'll scare the moon away. Offended, Coyote wonders, Who needs the moon, anyway? Moon is listening, and she knows just the solution for a cheeky Coyote. Unfortunately, Coyote's friends must pay the price, too!
Paperback, 36 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Key Porter Books (first published July 1st 1999)
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Dianne J.
Jul 24, 2011 Dianne J. rated it it was ok
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 Amazon.com.

Curricular/Programming connections: This book can be used in a l
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Danielle Wrasman
Nov 02, 2016 Danielle Wrasman rated it really liked it
This book was entertaining and I had no idea what was going to happen next with coyote and the moon and a lot of it was also funny. I liked how it explained at the end why coyotes howl at the moon according to the storyline of the book. I alos thought the pictures were well done.
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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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