Greet the Dawn

The Lakota Way

By NELSON, S. D.

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ISBN
978-0-9845041-6-9
Publisher
South Dakota State Historical Society


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2012  |  Preschool to Grade 4

K-Gr 5—Portraying the precepts of Lakota philosophy with a harmonious interplay of glorious images and crisp poetry, Nelson expresses his vision of how gratitude for nature's bounty and appreciation of "Wakan Tanka," or the Great Mystery, enhances human life. His introduction effectively explains the Circle of Life, giving many examples of the literal and metaphorical circles that seem to inspire his illustrations, which depict circular dewdrops, drums, and celestial bodies—even the words...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2012

At dawn, buses take kids off to school while pictographic images of buffalo and men on horseback fly through the sky. T...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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