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All the Stars in the Sky: Native Stories from the Heavens
by C.J. Taylor
The heavens — the sun, the stars, and the moon — have inspired, intrigued, and mystified us from the beginning of time. We’ve always searched for ways to comprehend their beauty and their meaning. Mohawk artist and author C. J. Taylor has drawn from First Nations legends from across North America to present a fascinating collection of stories inspired by the night skies.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published October 10th 2006 by Tundra Books
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C. J. Taylor's All the Stars in the Sky is a short collection of Native American legends about the heavens--stars, constellations, and the sun and moon. Modernized versions of the stories are each accompanied by a single painting by Taylor capturing some element of the tale. The stories are told with a fair amount of detail and have a contemporary voice, which, while making them accessible to upper elementary and lower middle school students, does dampen some of the authentic feel of the legends ...more