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The Stolen Sun: A Story of Native Alaskaby Amanda Hall
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When Raven first created people and animals to fill the beautiful world beneath his great tent of sky, a song of joy burst from his throat and brought everything to life. But as time passed, Raven's song was drowned out by shouting and violence as the people grew discontented and greedy. Angry and disappointed, Raven tore the shining sun out of the sky and hid it, leaving the people and land below in darkness.How his son, Little Darkness, brings light and Raven's song back to the world is beautifully told and illustrated by Amanda Hall in this original story woven from Native Alaskan folklore.
A native Alaskan folktale tells about a raven who punishes humans for destroying nature by blocking out the sun to make Earth cold and dark, but a woman finds a feather from the bird that may have the secret to saving the planet.
When Raven fills the world with creatures, a song of joy bursts from his throat and brings everything to life. But as time passes, his song is droned by shouting as people greedily capture and kill the living things around them - and with an angy shriek he hides the shining sun away, leaving the people below to freeze in darkness. How his...
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