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The Stolen Sun: A Story of Native Alaska

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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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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...

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802852250
Subtitle:
A Story of Native Alaska
Author:
Hall, Amanda
Illustrator:
Amanda Hall
Author:
Amanda Hall
Author:
Hall, Amanda
Publisher:
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Location:
Grand Rapids, MI
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - General
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Inuit
Subject:
Raven (Legendary character)
Subject:
Raven
Subject:
Children s-Native American Stories
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Pacific NW
Subject:
Sale Books-Children s
Series Volume:
01-5
Publication Date:
20020201
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.90x8.77x.41 in. .80 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

Related Subjects


Children's » Folk Tales » Mythical Creatures
Children's » General
Children's » Native American » Stories
Children's » Nonfiction » Pacific NW
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling

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Product details 32 pages Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - English 9780802852250 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , 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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