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Powwow Day



by
Traci Sorell
illustrated by
Madelyn Goodnight

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Charlesbridge
Imprint
Charlesbridge
ISBN
9781580899482
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In this uplifting, contemporary Native American story, River is recovering from illness and can’t dance at the powwow this year. Will she ever dance again?

River wants so badly to dance at powwow day as she does every year. In this uplifting and contemporary picture book perfect for beginning readers, follow River’s journey from feeling isolated after an illness to learning the healing power of community.

Additional information explains the history and functions of powwows, which are commonplace across the United States and Canada and are open to both Native Americans and non-Native visitors. Author Traci Sorell is a member of the Cherokee Nation, and illustrator Madelyn Goodnight is a member of the Chickasaw Nation.

Information about powwows. Author’s note. Sources. Full-color illustrations were done in digital media. 

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Details

Format

Print

Page Count

32

Trim Size

9" x 9"

Dewey

F

AR

2.5: points 0.5

Lexile

AD610L

Genre

Fic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

May 2022

Book Genres

Picture Book

Topics

Indian girls. Native Americans. Powwows. North American Indians’ rites and ceremonies. Indian dance. Being sick. Family life. Cultural traditions. 

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