Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: From the doctor who rode through a snowstorm to tend a sick child, to the American marine who baffled the Japanese with a code based on the Navajo language, here are the lives of 16 distinguished American Indians. Fresh and exciting, Rappaport provides young readers with a first look at the great history and cultures of Native Americans. Full-color illustrations. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
A dedicated doctor drives her horse through a blinding snowstorm to tend a child sick with pneumonia.
An athlete, lagging behind, pumps his arms and flies past his competitors in the 1,500-meter race, to win an Olympic gold medal.
In a tangled jungle in the South Pacific, an American marine baffles Japanese codebreakers with an ingenious code based on the Navajo language.
Susan La Flesche Picotte, Jim Thorpe, and William McCabe are just three of the distinguished American Indians you will meet in this book- Acclaimed author Doreen Rappaport re-created one dramatic moment in each person's life to give you a glimpse of their incredible accomplishments. Each portrait has been thoroughly researched and is beautifully evoked by noted artists Ying-Hwa Hu and Cornelius Van Wright.
Beginning with Tisquantum teaching the Pilgrims how to survive in a new land and ending 370 years later with Sherman Alexie writing a poem, this book provides young readers with a fresh, exciting first took at the great history and culture of American Indians.
Über den Autor:
Doreen Rappaport is known for her ground-breaking approach to multicultural history and stories for young readers. In her many award-winning books, she brings attention to not-yet-celebrated Americans, along with well-known figures. A former teacher of music and reading, Doreen knows how to capture children's attention. Her dynamic formats engage even the most reluctant readers.
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is an Orbis Pictus Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Caldecott Honor Book for Illustration, ALA Notable Book, and is on the Blue Ribbon list of the Bulletin Center for Children’s Books. Her newest book, We Are The Many: A Picture Book of American Indians, introduces the accomplishments of sixteen distinguished American Indians. Her classic Escape From Slavery presents the history of the Underground Railroad through adventure stories. The Boston Coffee Party introduces children to a neglected event in history books and shows the active roles played by women during the Revolutionary War.
Over next two years, HarperCollins will publish Doreen's Off to America: A Picture Book of Jewish Americans; Victory or Death: Stories of the American Revolution, and United No More: Stories of the Civil War, the latter two co-authored with Joan Verniero.
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Buchbeschreibung HarperCollins Publishers 0. HARDCOVER Children's Nonfiction-Native America . USED, Standard. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 17978068816559800
Buchbeschreibung HarperCollins, 2002. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0688165591