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  Children's History & Culture Books

CP779 - POCAHONTAS by Joseph Bruchac  New!

In 1607, when John Smith and his "Coatmen" arrive in Powhatan to begin settling the colony of Virginia, their relations with the village's inhabitants are anything but warm. Pocahontas, the beloved daughter of the Powhatan chief, is just eleven, but this astute young girl plays a fateful, peaceful role in the destinies of two peoples.Drawing from the personal journals of John Smith, American Book Award winner Joseph Bruchac reveals an important chapter of history through the eyes of two legendary figures.  Includes an afterword, a glossary, and other historical context.  Age Range: 12 and up; Grade Level: 7 - 12; Paperback: 173 pages
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition (October 1, 2005)
Language: English ISBN-10: 0152054650  ISBN-13: 978-0152054656
Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5 x 7.2 inches Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces Price: 7.95   

CP767 - SACAJAWEA by Joseph Bruchac  New!

Children's book. Captured by her enemies, married to a foreigner, and a mother at age sixteen, Sacajawea lived a life of turmoil and change. Then, in 1804, the mysterious young Shoshone woman met Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Acting as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, Sacajawea bravely embarked on an epic journey that altered history forever. Hear her extraordinary story, in the voices of Sacajawea and William Clark in alternating chapters, with selections from Clark’s original diaries.  Age Range: 12 and up Grade Level: 7 and up.  Paperback: 208 pages  Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (October 1, 2008)  Language: English.  ISBN-10: 0152064559  ISBN-13: 978-0152064556  Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 5 x 0.6 inches  Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces Price: 7.95   


NV - TEACHING OF NATURE by Adolf Hungry Wolf  New!
A handbook of outdoor knowledge from various Native tribes of North America includes traditional gardening methods, fishing and hunting, names and ways of birds and animals, Native calendars, stars, seasons and divisions of time, and lists of wild plants and their uses for food and medicines.  Page Count: 94  Width: 5.5 inches  Height: 8.5 inches  Format: Softcover  Publication Year: 1989  Publisher: Book Publishing Co. Price: $8.95 + s/h



The Cherokee man who gave his people writing. In beautiful color pictures and easy text this book presents Sequoyah, the inventor of Cherokee writing. Great for the young reader. The text is given in Cherokee characters as well as English and a copy of syllabary (Cherokee "alphabet" is included). 7 3/4x11 3/4, 30 pages, color illustrations, hardcover.  $ 17.95 + s/h


By Marcelina Reed, William Taylor (Illustrator). 

This is a source book on the Seven Clans of the Cherokee. All clan names are given in both Cherokee & Eng. Each clan is beautifully illustrated on full page in color by Cherokee artist. 6X9, 32 pages, illustrated, paperback.

March 1996 


This book is out of print -- difficult to get.  Email us if you are interested in this book.



By Thomas B. Underwood 

Both a history book and a story book now in its 20th printing, here is a fascinating, firsthand account of the "Trail of Tears" by a U.S. soldier who was there. Legends include classics like "How The Earth was Made" and "Why the Possum's Tail is Bare."  $ 6.95 + s/h




Children's Press is pleased to introduce 

True Books for a new generation!

Completely redesigned for today's young, investigative reader, True Books are an indispensable addition to any collection. Each book guides the reader through the facts that nurture their need to know.

The new, dynamic True Books design features:
-- an inviting and interactive page format
-- a readable and attractive typeface
-- large, bold, and brilliant full-color photographs

The True Books series takes the young reader beyond the standard, fact-filled text by adding avenues for further discovery. Each book includes a variety of sidebars, highlighting extra facts that will fascinate children. In the Important Words section, young readers will find a glossary of words that will both challenge and expand their vocabulary. Each book includes a To Find Out More section, where every curious reader can find a list of related books to read and organizations to contact.

True Books also point readers to the vast electronic universe of information on the Internet. Each book will list:
-- e-mail addresses to help the reader contact individuals and organizations
-- appropriate newsgroups and mailing lists
-- FTP sites to download fun and useful software

Begun in the 1950s, True Books are universally embraced as the definitive nonfiction series for young readers. Now in its third incarnation, the True Books series has once again evolved to meet the needs and tastes of modern readers and educators.





For the young, investigative reader, these books invite exploration. 

Large type and bold, color pictures and photos.  7.25" X 8.5", 48 pages.

Only $ 8.95 each




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Buy the entire set for only $65.95



Notice: Occasionally books may be discontinued or out of stock without prior notice. With written permission, your order may be filled from the 'shelf'.  Shelf books are new, but some may be slightly discolored or sale tags may be still attached.   

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Code Talkers History Books Spirit Path Books I  
Cook Books Hunting and Weapons Spirit Path Books  II
Craft Books Language Books Survival Skills

Independent Authors

Boe Glasschild Meria Heller Speaks Magdala Rameriz
Corina Roberts Tamarack Song! Tsolagui M.A. RuizRazo


Basket Making - Cherokee Flute Making & Lessons Quill Work Lakota Style
Bead Work How To Genealogy Ribbon Making - Osage 
Code Talkers Hand Game Shell Work - Creek
Cradleboards - Kiowa Healing Medicine Tanning - Brain Tan
Dance - Powwow History and Legends Tipi Construction
Dance Shawls Moccasin Making War Bonnet Making
Dance Styles Porky Roach Making Women's Clothing


Bunny Sings Wolf!  John Two-Hawks - Flute Qua Ti Si
Contemporary Judy Fasone - Folk Rock and Rap
Country / Folk Monthly Specials Specialty Songs
DRUMS & MORE DRUMS Music Awards - 2005 Storytellers
Flute Music   Pow Wow Songs Traditional / Spiritual
Ghost Trails to Manataka    


Heart Beat Drums Buckskin & Buffalos Just for Kids Remedies
Flags -  Many Tribes    Cherokee Gifts Manataka Teepees
      Children Native Remedies
  Herbal Teas   Just for Pets Remedies