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Children of the Midnight Sun

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Publisher Comments:

"Children" was chosen as one of "Parenting Magazine" 's " 1998 Books of the Year" and "School Library Journal" 's " Best Books of 1998" .

Synopsis:

For Native children, growing up in Alaska today means dwelling in a place where traditional practices sometimes mix oddly with modern conveniences. "Children of the Midnight Sun" explores the lives of eight Alaskan Native children, each representing a unique and ancient culture. This extraordinary book also looks at the critical role elders play in teaching the young Native traditions. 40 color photos.

About the Author

Brown is a writer, editor, freelancer, program and book developer, journalist, quilter, mother, grandmother and wife. Her work has been nationally honored for compassionate, insightful depictations of Alaska natives and for children's literature. She began her award-winning literary career in journalism, and in 1984 was the founding editor of 'Heartland", the Sunday magazine of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. Later she wrote for the Anchorgae Daily News, then shifted into editing the popular monthly magazine Alaska, with a readership of more than a quarter million. She holds a Bachelor's degree in journalism and a Master of Fine Arts degree.
Corral is the photographer for My Denali and A Child's Glacier Bay.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882405001
Foreword:
Corral, Roy
Author:
Merculieff, Larry
Author:
Brown, Tricia
Author:
Corral, Roy
Publisher:
Alaska Northwest Books
Location:
Anchorage :
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sociology
Subject:
Eskimos
Subject:
North America
Subject:
People & Places - Other
Subject:
Indian children
Subject:
Eskimos -- Alaska.
Subject:
Indian children -- Alaska -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Edition Description:
Hardcover, Paper o/boards
Publication Date:
19980401
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.46x8.78x.38 in. 1.04 lbs.
Age Level:
06-09

Related Subjects

Children's » Native American » General
Children's » Nonfiction » World Cultures
Children's » People and Cultures

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For Native children, growing up in Alaska today means dwelling in a place where traditional practices sometimes mix oddly with modern conveniences. "Children of the Midnight Sun" explores the lives of eight Alaskan Native children, each representing a unique and ancient culture. This extraordinary book also looks at the critical role elders play in teaching the young Native traditions. 40 color photos.
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