Ch'ał Tó Yiníló: Frog Brings Rain

Ch'ał Tó Yiníló: Frog Brings Rain
Genre: 
Language: 
ISBN10: 
1893354083
ISBN13: 
9781893354081
Pages: 
32
Published: 
April 1st 2006 by Salina Bookshelf, Inc.
Rating: 
4.11

As fire creeps toward the village of the First People, First Man and First Woman must find a way to quench the flames. First Woman asks the Bird People, the River People, and the Water People for assistance, but everyone she speaks to has an excuse. Not me, said Mockingbird. The smoke would hurt my voice and I would never sing again. Not me, said Snail. I carry my house with me and I am slow. No, said Beaver. We'd like to help, but our river home would become a desert if we changed the flow of water. At last, First Woman asks the mysterious Frog for help. Will he be able to stop the flames before they reach the village? Author Patricia Hruby Powell's retelling of this Navajo folktale is as graceful as it is compelling, and Kendrick Benally's bright, folk-inspired contemporary paintings are as magical as the mythical time the story describes. Enter the village of the First People and become a part of the time when the world was new.

This Children's book is written in both Navajo and English.

Kitten's Autumn (Kitten #4)

Kitten's Autumn (Kitten #4)

It's a vibrant autumn day in Kitten's second adventure, as the ever-curious Kitten explores the woods near her farm and meets the creatures who live there. She finds a chipmunk chewing on a seed, a caterpillar munching on a leaf, a frog...
Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa

Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa

Mary Kingsley spent her childhood in a small house on a lonely lane outside London, England. Her mother was bedridden, her father rarely home, and Mary served as housekeeper, handyman, nursemaid, and servant. Not...
Sahramin arvoitus (LasseMajas detektivbyrå #11)

Sahramin arvoitus (LasseMajas detektivbyrå #11)

Paninin ja Pellin kahvilasta on sahrami lopussa. Lasse ja Maija haluavat auttaa kahvilanpitäjiä ja kipaisevat Vallilan supermarkettiin sahramiostoksille. Siellä odottaa kuitenkin yllätys. Viimeksi...
Oma's Quilt

Oma's Quilt

The time has come for Emily's grandmother to move. But it's hard to leave her house on Maple Street, filled as it is with a lifetime of cherished memories.
At the retirement home, Oma complains about everything, from flowers in the hallway to crooked bowling...
Something Queer at the Haunted School (Something Queer #5)

Something Queer at the Haunted School (Something Queer #5)

Two amateur detectives investigate a haunting of their school that starts around Halloween.
Ivanhound (Adventures of Wishbone #20)

Ivanhound (Adventures of Wishbone #20)

Horrible monsters are taking a bite out of the kingdom! Who you gonna call!?When Joe Talbot's backpack is confiscated, Wishbone and Joe Talbot must confront a scary neighbor with a Big mean dog to get it back.

...
Little Monster's Bedtime Book

Little Monster's Bedtime Book

A collection of humorous poems introduces 15 unusual monsters.