Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

Brother Eagle, Sister Sky

A Message From Chief Seattle

Book - 1991
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A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, c1991.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780803709690
Branch Call Number: JENF/811.3/BROT
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Additional Contributors: Jeffers, Susan - Illustrator


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FindingJane Aug 23, 2016

This semi-historical transcription of a Native American’s impassioned injunction to preserve the land is accompanied by some of the most gorgeous illustrations I’ve ever seen. Men, women, children, horses, eagles, deer and wolves seem to step, gallop, soar and stalk from the page. It’s one of the most moving entreaties a child will ever read about preserving nature. You want to cry at what has been lost from America—and hold your breath in the hope that it might be regained.


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