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The angry moon / retold by William Sleator, with pictures by Blair Lent.

By: Sleator, William.
Contributor(s): Lent, Blair [ill].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston ; Toronto : Little, Brown and Co., c1970Edition: 1st ed.Description: 45 p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 25 cm.Subject(s): Tlingit Indians -- Legends -- Juvenile literature | Indians of North America -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature | Adventure and adventurers | Courage -- Juvenile literature | Friendship -- Juvenile literature | Magic -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Angry moon.DDC classification: 398.2 LOC classification: PZ8.1.S627 | AnAwards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1971.Summary: An Indian girl insults the moon and is held prisoner by him until her friend reaches the sky country to rescue her.
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CML Dewey University of Texas At Tyler
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398.2 S6325A (Browse shelf) Available 0000000276097

Art techniques used: Full color paintings in pen and ink, colored with bright acrylic glazes. Influenced by Tlingit motifs.

"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."

"The original legend ... was first recorded by Dr. John R. Swanton in Bulletin 39 of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Tlingit myths and texts." (1909).

An Indian girl insults the moon and is held prisoner by him until her friend reaches the sky country to rescue her.

Caldecott Honor Book, 1971.

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