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Spider Spins a Story: Fourteen Legends from Native America

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Beautifully illustrated with the exceptional artwork of five Native American illustrators, this book will help young readers appreciate the power of myth and legend in the lives of all people.
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by Rising Moon (Nrl)
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Angie Lisle
Dec 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of my favorite collections of Native American stories. This book offers lovely renditions of the tales and each story is accompanied with historical information pertaining to the tribe that contributed the tale. The gorgeous illustrations depict a variety of tribal-inspired art.

I wish this book was more readily available in hardback - kids are rough on paperbacks and this paperback version probably wouldn't have survived my childhood (and this book is one that I would have wanted to
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Mckinley
Spider legends and tales from different native American tribes all fairly short.
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“The spiders, honeybees, yellow jackets, and mud daubers: these insects still speak - a language that is older than humans. The buffalo, elk, wolf, coyote -they still talk too. It's we, the people, who have forgotten how to listen.

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