How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend

How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend

By:  Jerrie Oughton

This retelling of a Navajo folktale explains how First Woman tried to write the laws of the land using stars in the sky, only to be thwarted by the trickster Coyote.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395779385

  • ISBN-10: 0395779383

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 03/03/1996

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level AD780L
    • Guided Reading Level S

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Jerrie Oughton

Jerrie Oughton has written several novels for young adults. Her first, Music From a Place Called Half Moon. was awarded the Bank Street College Children's Book Award. She lives with her husband in Lexington, Kentucky.
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    "Oughton's fine debut provides Desimini with the best vehicle she's had for her spare, powerful style . . . A dramatically handsome setting for an especially noble Native American tale." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780395779385

  • ISBN-10: 0395779383

  • Pages: 32

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 03/03/1996

  • Carton Quantity: 50

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level AD780L
    • Guided Reading Level S

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