"Facts about the Aleut indigenous peoples of northern Alaska and Russia. Includes information about their traditions, myths, social activities, the development of their culture, methods of hunting and gathering, rituals, and their daily lives. Intended for fifth to eighth grade students"--Provided by publisher.
The sign of the beaver: A colonial family seeks a new life in the uncharted Maine wilderness in 1768. The family's hope and dreams are put to the test when Will, the father, is forced to leave his thirteen year old, Matt, alone to protect their claim.
The legend of Tillamook's gold: Julie, a lonely 14 year old, is in the the most amazing summer of her life when she finds an ancient coin on the beach and uncovers a local Native-American legend about...
"Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride."--Publisher's description.
Discusses the native Americans known as the Anasazi, who migrated to southwestern Colorado in the first century A.D. and mysteriously disappeared in 1300 A.D. after constructing extensive dwellings in the cliffs of the steep canyon walls.
"Morgan and Eli, two Indigenous children forced away from their families and communities, are brought together in a foster home in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They each feel disconnected, from their culture and each other, and struggle to fit in at school and at their new home -- until they find a secret place, walled off in an unfinished attic bedroom. A portal opens to another reality, Askí, bringing them onto frozen, barren grounds, where they meet Ochek...
In late ninetenth-century Colorado, Elk Dress Girl, sister of Ute chief Ouray, is captured by Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors, rescued by the white "enemy," and finally returned to her home. Includes historical notes.
Although the littlest student in his class, thirteen-year-old Baron Braun calls upon the strength and wisdom of his Mohawk ancestors to face both man and beast when he tries to get help for his classmates, who are being terrorized during a school field trip in the Adirondacks.
Through the guidance of his uncle and the retelling of various Native American legends, a young boy learns that everything living and inanimate has its place, should be considered sacred, and given respect.