Native Nations of the Great Basin and Plateau
From the Set Native Nations of North America
Introduces the main native nations of North America's Great Basin and Plateau area, including the Nez Perce, Yakama, Shoshone-Bannock, Ute, Paiute, Washoe, and Klamath nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, detailed maps, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and a section on how to say common phrases in the native language.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.0|
|Guided Reading Level||U|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Format||Reinforced book, Hosted ebook|
|Number of Pages||40, 40|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8, 9.5 x 8|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
A noteworthy review of Native Nations of North America from Horn Book Guide on April 1, 2016
4-6 Native Nations of North America series. Each book introduces the major Native American nations of its geographic area. The straightforward texts touch on traditional way of life; well-known members such as artists or prominent citizens; controversial history with the U.S. and Canadian governments; and contemporary economies. Historical and modern photos round out the cleanly designed presentations. There are three other fall 2015 books in this series. Reading list. Glos., ind.
A noteworthy review of Native Nations of North America from Children's Bookwatch on October 1, 2015
Featuring reinforced library binding and full-color photography throughout, Native Nations of North America is an anthology designed to teach young readers in grades 3-6 about native peoples who live in different regions of the continent. Each book touches upon multiple major native nations in a given region, describing their history, culture, and life in the modern day. Accessible and reader-friendly, Native Nations of North America is enthusiastically recommended for middle school and public library children’s collections.
Author: Barbara Krasner
Freelance writer Barbara Krasner writes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry for children and adults. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and teaches children's literature and creative writing at William Paterson University in New Jersey, where she is currently pursuing a master's in public history.