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Fire Race: A Karuk Coyote Tale of How Fire Come to the People

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ISBN13: 9780811814881
ISBN10: 0811814882
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Publisher Comments:

Inspired by a legend of the Karuk people, the story of how Coyote captures fire and how Eagle, Cougar, Fox, Bear and others work together to help is a dramatic tale of bravery and cooperation.

Awards and honors for Fire Race:

American Bookseller, Pick of the Lists

Bookbuilders West Award

Society of Illustrators Original Art Exhibition

Synopsis:

"It will take a lot of searching to find a more beautifully illustrated or carefully rsearched adaptation that this retelling of the Karuk tale of how fire came to the peopel".--American Bookseller, "Pick of the Lists". Full color.

Synopsis:

Inspired by a legend of the Karuk people, the story of how Coyote captures fire and how Eagle, Cougar, Fox, Bear and others work together to help is a dramatic tale of bravery and cooperation.

About the Author

Jonathan London is the author of more than fifty books for children. He lives in Northern California with his family. Read more about the inspiration behind Jonathan's work.

Lanny Pinola is a Pomo/Miwok storyteller, who works as a park ranger in Northern California. In 1991, he was awarded the Secretary of the Interior Stewardship for his success in promoting ties between the National Park Service and the Native American commu

Sylvia Long is the illustrator of several books for children including the best sellers Ten Little Rabbits and Alejandro's Gift. Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona. Read more about Sylvi

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Ursula Pike, June 4, 2010 (view all comments by Ursula Pike)
This is a beautiful book and my children (ages 3 and 6) love it. I am a Karuk tribal member and I love being able to share this story with them as well as other people. I really like that the animals wear traditional regalia.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780811814881
Subtitle:
A Karuk Coyote Tale of How Fire Came to the People
Author:
Long, Sylvia
Author:
London, Jonathan
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Pinola, Lanny
Author:
Long, Sylvia
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Native American
Subject:
Coyote (Legendary character)
Subject:
Fire
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
19970101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from P up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
8.74x9.78x.20 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Native American » Stories
Children's » Picture Books » Folktales » Native American

Fire Race: A Karuk Coyote Tale of How Fire Come to the People
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Product details 40 pages Chronicle Books - English 9780811814881 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "It will take a lot of searching to find a more beautifully illustrated or carefully rsearched adaptation that this retelling of the Karuk tale of how fire came to the peopel".--American Bookseller, "Pick of the Lists". Full color.
"Synopsis" by , Inspired by a legend of the Karuk people, the story of how Coyote captures fire and how Eagle, Cougar, Fox, Bear and others work together to help is a dramatic tale of bravery and cooperation.
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