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4 edition of boy who made dragonfly found in the catalog.

boy who made dragonfly

Tony Hillerman

boy who made dragonfly

a Zuni myth.

by Tony Hillerman

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Zuni Indians -- Folklore,
    • Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Folklore,
    • Zuñi Indians -- Folklore,
    • Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Folklore

    • About the Edition

      Retells a Zuñi myth in which a young boy and his sister gain the wisdom that makes them leaders of their people through the intercession of a dragonfly.

      Edition Notes

      StatementRetold by Tony Hillerman. Illustrated by Laszlo Kubinyi.
      ContributionsKubinyi, Laszlo, 1937- illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.H5423 Bo
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p.
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5296544M
      ISBN 100060223111, 006022312X
      LC Control Number72076498

        So when I read books, I like to think about what I am going to say on my review for about a day or so. I purchased Dragonfly because it was $, not gonna like, I love $ book!! I usually read while I am winding down at night, just some me time to relax. I started reading this book at pm on 6/5/, I finished the book at am on 6/6 /5. Recommended Books of Dragonfly Stories from Native American Myth and Legend The Boy Who Made Dragonfly Dragonfly's Tale: Two children's books recounting a Zuni myth about the origin of the first dragonfly. A Dazzle of Dragonflies: Book of dragonfly history and legends from around the world, including Native American mythology. Insect Mythology.

        Perhaps the Zuni tale of the creation of dragonflies is best known because of Tony Hillerman’s children’s book, The Boy Who Made Dragonfly. In the Southwest, native people valued dragonflies as signs of water, fertility, and abundance, and they were frequent motifs on Mimbres pottery [ Cited by: 2. This boy was not a magician; he was a scientific genius and just eight years later he made his brainstorm in the potato field a reality by transmitting the world’s first television image. This fascinating picture-book biography of Philo Farnsworth covers his early interest in machines and electricity, leading up to how he put it all together.

      Join fellow readers in our monthly discussion of literature related to the Pueblo experience. This month, we’ll explore and discuss two short stories by renowned author Tony Hillerman: Dance Hall of the Dead, and The Boy Who Made Dragonfly. Free. Join us on Facebook. This book was talking about Nicholas Hall, a boy in eighth grade who has a life that's quite similar like everyone else's. He explains the ups and downs through a period of time. For me, I really don't believe that I have anything much in common with Nicholas, his personalities or his hobbies/5.


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In this book, first published in and now in Free shipping over $Cited by: 2. The boy who made dragonfly: a Zuni myth. [Tony Hillerman; Janet Grado] -- Retells a Zuñi myth in which a young boy and his sister gain the wisdom that makes them leaders of their people through the intercession of a dragonfly.

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This is the new illustrated edition of The Boy Who Made Dragonfly, which is the retelling of a Zuni myth. This edition was published by The University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The illustrations in the book are by Janet Grado.

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