Synopses & Reviews
A companion volume to Bruchac's Flying with the Eagle, Racing the Great Bear, this anthology focuses on the role of women in traditional Indian cultures. Culled from 16 Native North American cultures, these traditional tribal tales dwell on the time in a young girl's life when she discovers she is becoming a woman. Illustrations.
A collection of Native American stories of girls becoming women. These are stories from a broad array of tribes and tradtions.
About the Author
Joseph Bruchac, coauthor of The Keepers of the Earth series, is a nationally acclaimed Native American storyteller and writer who has authored more than 70 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults and children. He lives in upstate New York. Gayle Ross, published author, storyteller and lecturer, is a descendant of John Ross, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation during the "Trail of Tears." Her books, How Rabbit Tricked Otter and The Girl Who Married the Moon have received glowing reviews.