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Four seasons of corn : a Winnebago tradition / by Sally M. Hunter ; photographs by Joe Allen.

Hunter, Sally M. (Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mahnomen Public Library J 394.1 Hun (Text) 33500005200779 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0822526581 (Library binding : alk. paper : Lerner Publications Co.)
  • ISBN: 0822597411 (Soft cover : alk. paper : First Avenue Editions)
  • Physical Description: 40 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 22 x 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c1997.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 40).
Summary, etc.: Twelve-year-old Russell learns how to grow and dry corn from his Winnebago grandfather.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Monthly Selections - #1 February 1997
    Gr. 3^-6. Hunter interweaves highlights of the daily life of 12-year-old Russell to give readers a glimpse of a well-rounded American middle-schooler of mixed heritage who participates in some of the traditional activities of his grandfather's Winnebago people even as he's living in a large city, playing hockey, and working out computer problems. The importance of corn and its harvest and the strength of family life to the Winnebago people is emphasized through text and well demonstrated through color photos. One contradiction may stop some readers: the text implies that Russell is wearing a short-sleeved shirt when he works in the corn field but the photo shows him in a long-sleeved one. A map and an author's note about her own Native American traditions are included, as are a glossary and a brief list of further readings. ((Reviewed February 1, 1997)) Copyright 2000 Booklist Reviews

Subject: Winnebago Indians > Food > Juvenile literature.
Winnebago Indians > Agriculture > Juvenile literature.
Corn > Social aspects > Juvenile literature.
Corn > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America > Food > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > Minnesota.
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