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Songs of Shiprock Fair
Seen through the eyes of Nezbah, a young Navajo girl, the Shiprock Fair is a magical time with family and friends. Award-winning poet Luci Tapahonso's poetry captures the anticipation and exhilaration of Nezbah's experience, and Anthony Chee Emerson's illustrations bring the color and excitement of the fair to life. For young readers, ages four to ten.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Kiva Publishing
(first published 1999)
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Luci Tapahonso, Navajo, is originally from Shiprock, NM, where she grew up in a family of 11 children. Navajo was her first language but she learned English at home before starting school at the Navajo Methodist Mission in Farmington, NM. She majored in English at the University of New Mexico, as an undergraduate and graduate student. She stayed on there as an Assistant Professor of English, Women ...more