Dragonfly's Tale

by Kristina Rodanas

After a poor harvest, two children regain the Corn Maidens' blessings for their people with the aid of a cornstalk toy, the dragonfly.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780395720769
  • ISBN-10: 0395720761
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 03/27/1995
  • Carton Quantity: 50
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  • About the Book
    After a poor harvest, two children regain the Corn Maidens' blessings for their people with the aid of a cornstalk toy, the dragonfly.

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    "Rodanas's telling deftly mixes mysticism and moral, imparting a valuable lesson about respect for the environment." Publishers Weekly

    "The lushly glowing and subtly shaded paintings enliven the simple language and straightforward story line, setting the mood and capturing the drama of the tale." School Library Journal

    "Rodanas's narration is clear and straightforward; her skillfully composed paintings, attractively showcased in the book's large format, are realistic and carefully researched. . . . A fine addition to Native American folklore collections." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

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