Native Nations of the Plains
From the Set Native Nations of North America
Introduces the main native nations of North America's plains region, including the Crow, Blackfeet, Cheyenne, Comanche, Arapaho, Sioux, Mandan, and Pawnee 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.|
|Number of Pages||40|
|Dimensions||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: Anita Yasuda
Anita Yasuda is the author of more than 100 books for children. She enjoys writing biographies, chapter books, and books about science and social studies. Anita lives with her family and dog in Huntington Beach, California.