Synopses & Reviews
Examines Native American powwow celebrations, discussing the preparation, grand entry, competitions, traditional costumes, instruments, and symbols.
Created by Bobbie Kalman, author of more than 180 bestselling children's books, Crabapples are "starter" non-fiction books for primary students. Each entertaining book features fascinating, easy-to-understand information along with awesome full-color photos and illustrations on animals, sea life, machinery and many other subjects kids are curious about. They also contain the all-important glossary and index young students need to do reports.
-- "Starter" non-fiction for younger readers
-- Large-size photographs and simple, easy-to-understand style
-- A multitude of subjects that fascinate children
Each year, powwows are celebrated by many thousands of Native North Americans who come together from many different tribes. This new book introduces children to the people and traditions that make up the powwow.
Other topics include:
-- powwow costumes
-- dance competitions
-- traditional music and instruments
Celebrating the Powwow introduces children to the people and traditions of the Native North American powwow. Native symbols, dances, costumes, and instruments are shown in action-filled photos.