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GIVING THANKS: A NATIVE AMERICAN GOOD MORNING MESSAGE

Author: Chief Jake Swamp
Illustrator: Erwin Printup, Jr.

Grades: PreK - 4
Lexile®: 680L

Guided Reading Level: N

Release Date: 1997

Themes: Holidays, Multicultural
 
Known as the Thanksgiving Address, this Native American good morning message is based on the belief that the natural world is a precious and rare gift - from the moon and the stars to the tiniest blade of grass. Narrated by Chief Jake Swamp in English and in the Mohawk language. Music by Ernest V. Troost.

Reviews:
Video Librarian: "...stunning..."

Booklist: " ...appropriate for any time of the year, but an especially meaningful choice during the Thanksgiving season."

School Library Journal: "... captures the heart of the original book beautifully."

AudioFile: "...brings the spoken words to life and evokes the spirit of the past."

Awards:
Audio Awards: ALA Notable Recording

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Item #: WHCD367
ISBN: 978-0-439-73469-1


8:40 $29.95
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Item #: WPCD367
ISBN: 978-0-439-72673-3


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ISBN: 978-0-439-72676-4


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Audio CD

Item #: WCD367RA
ISBN: 978-0-439-72254-4


8:40 $12.95
Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
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