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Brother Eagle, Sister Sky A Message from Chief Seattle (Hardcover)

Author:  Susan Jeffers
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0803709692
ISBN-13: 9780803709690
Sku: 30157699
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 12.5H x 10L x 0.5T
Pages:  32
Age Range:  8 to UP
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The words of the legendary Chief Seattle capture the central belief of Native Americans--the sacredness of the earth *Author: Jeffers, Susan *Subtitle: A Message from Chief Seattle *Publication Date: 1991/09/01 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Grade Level: 3-4 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 10.00 *Height: 12.50
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"How can you buy the sky? How can you own the rain and the wind?" So begin the moving words attributed to a great American Indian chief--Chief Seattle--over 100 years ago. They are words that eloquently capture the central belief of Native Americans: that this earth and every creature on it is sacred. It is this belief that inspired Susan Jeffers' extraordinary full-color paintings.
A picture book version of a speech given by Chief Seattle. The Chief's plea for the respectful preservation of nature was originally presented before the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in the 1850s in response to United States Government attempts to purchase land from his people. Illustrated with colorful ink drawings.
Author Bio
Susan Jeffers
Susan Jeffers graduated from Pratt University and worked in the art departments of several publishing companies before becoming a full-time illustrator. She has illustrated the works of such authors as Eric Knight, Robert Frost, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. She has collaborated with the author and illustrator Rosemary Wells on a number of books. In 1974, her illustrations for "Three Jovial Huntsmen" earned that book a Caldecott Honor Award.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   04
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0032
Product attributePublisher:   Dial Books
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