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Crossing Bok Chitto (06 Edition)

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When it was first published, Crossing Bok Chitto took readers by surprise. This moving and original story about the intersection of Native and African Americans received starred reviews and many awards, including being named an ALA Notable Childrenandrsquo;s Book and a Jane Addams Honor Book. Jeanne Rorex Bridgesandrsquo; illustrations mesmerized readersandmdash;Publishers Weekly noted that her andldquo;strong, solid figures gaze squarely out of the frame, beseeching readers to listen, empathize and wonder.andrdquo;

Choctaw storyteller Tim Tingle blends songs, flute, and drum to bring the lore of the Choctaw Nation to life in lively historical, personal, and traditional stories.

Artist Jeanne Rorex Bridges traces her heritage back to her Cherokee ancestors.

Synopsis:

Seven slaves cross the big river to freedom, led by a Choctaw angel walking on water!

About the Author

Choctaw storyteller Tim Tingle makes his living telling stories and teaching folklore at schools, universities and festivals nationally. The Wordcraft Circle of Native American Writers and Storytellers selected Tim as "Contemporary Storyteller of the Year" for 2001. Tim Tingle lives in Canyon Lake, Texas, near San Antonio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781933693200
Subtitle:
A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom
Author:
Tingle, Tim
Illustrator:
Bridges, Jeanne Rorex
Author:
Bridges, Jeanne Rorex
Publisher:
Cinco Puntos Press
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 2 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
19 Color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.2 in 6.5 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-06

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