The first blade of sweetgrass : a Native American story / story by Suzanne Greenlaw and Gabriel Frey ; illustrations by Nancy Baker.

By: Greenlaw, Suzanne [author.]Contributor(s): Frey, Gabriel [author.] | Baker, Nancy (Nancy T.) [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thomaston, Maine : Tilbury House Publishers, [2021]Copyright date: ©2021Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cmISBN: 0884487601; 9780884487609Other title: 1st blade of sweetgrass | SweetgrassSubject(s): Abenaki Indians -- Juvenile fiction | Grandmothers -- Juvenile fiction | Grandparent and child -- Juvenile fiction | Grasses -- Juvenile fiction | Sweetgrass baskets -- Juvenile fiction | Basket making -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Picture books for children.LOC classification: PZ7.1.G74027 | Fi 2021Summary: Sustainable harvesting of sweetgrass is the subject of this picture book written by basket maker Gabriel Frey, of the Passamaquoddy Nation, and stewardship scholar Suzanne Greenlaw, of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: "In this Own Voices Native American picture book story, a modern Wabanaki girl is excited to accompany her grandmother for the first time to harvest sweetgrass for basket making"--
List(s) this item appears in: Garden of Cultural Diversity for Youth | New to the Library: May 2022
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Lending Books Elisabeth C. Miller Library
Youth Collection
QK98.6.N7 G74 2021 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 39352800186223
Total holds: 0

Sustainable harvesting of sweetgrass is the subject of this picture book written by basket maker Gabriel Frey, of the Passamaquoddy Nation, and stewardship scholar Suzanne Greenlaw, of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians. (Miller Library Staff)

"In this Own Voices Native American picture book story, a modern Wabanaki girl is excited to accompany her grandmother for the first time to harvest sweetgrass for basket making"--

Recommended for preschool (age 0-5) and primary school (age 6-12).

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