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Arrow to the sun

Gerald McDermott

Arrow to the sun

a Pueblo Indian tale.

by Gerald McDermott

  • 67 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Puffin Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pueblo Indians -- Folklore.

  • About the Edition

    An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men.

    Edition Notes

    1

    Statementadapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott.
    GenreFolklore.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.P9 M25 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22142507M
    ISBN 100140502114

    Clearly, then, judging the book from its own traditions, Arrow to the Sun is an immense artistic success.” Although Arrow to the Sun had a distinctly modern artistic sensibility in the mids when it was first published terms of multicultural Caldecott Medal books and part of a long tradition of books created by white artists about races.   Listen while Wes reads, 'Arrow to the Sun'. The simplicity of this video allows your child to feel as though they are being read to personally. Closed .

    Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale. Gerald McDermott. Puffin Books, Jan 1, - Juvenile Fiction - 38 pages. 29 Reviews. An expression of the universal myth of the hero-quest, this beautiful story also portrays the Indian reverence for the source of life: the Solar Fire. Vibrant full-color illustrations capture the boldness and color of 3/5(29). After reading Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott use this printable and interactive Word Search puzzle to extend student learning. Find and circle words .

    How did the narrator detract from the book? It should have been a native American elder's voice. Was Arrow to the Sun worth the listening time? It was an interesting legend. Any additional comments? I am having trouble getting a native American elder with a gravelly voice do my book, Kokopelli: Dream Catchers of an Ancient. Buy Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale by Gerald McDermott online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(2).


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The best part of the book is when the boy must complete four tasks for the sun god to prove himself. The tasks are not narrated, you get to see how the tasks are completed from how the drawings change/5(25). Arrow to the Sun is a Caldecott Medal Award winning book by Gerald McDermott that relates an old Pueblo Indian tale about a boy who tries to find his father, the Lord of the Sun and prove himself worthy to be his son.

Arrow to the Sun is a fun and creative book that many children who love Native American folktales, will easily get into!/5. Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale Paperback – Febru by Arrow to the sun book McDermott (Author)Cited by:   The beginning of the book lays a good foundation by stating that the Lord of the Sun sent a spark of life to a young maiden.

This makes the reader think that the story will focus on a child. The pictures furthermore explain how the child has grown throughout the years. The Arrow Maker made the boy into an arrow and shot him into the boy claimed to be the son of the Lord of the Sun, but the Lord of the Sun demanded proof.

Tests were involved, but the boy was not afraid. He successfully went through the four kivas of lions, serpents, bees and lightning. "A translation of McDermott's Caldecott winner. In this Pueblo folktale, a boy is transformed into an arrow so that he may travel between the sun and the Earth to search for his father.

The wonderful illustrations have a Native American motif, with geometric shapes painted in bright desert colors that graphically convey the boy's experiences.5/5(5). One button - 15 links for downloading the book "Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale" in all e-book formats.

May need free signup required to download or reading online book. A few words about book author Gerald McDermott is the internationally known author and illustrator of such works as Tim OToole and the Wee Folk and most recently, Creation%().

The Paperback of the Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale by Gerald McDermott at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience/5(24).

Arrow to the Sun. A Pueblo Indian Tale. An expression of the universal myth of the hero-quest, this beautiful story also portrays the Indian reverence for the source of life: the Solar Fire. He is shaped into an arrow and shot towards the Sun. He meets several tests and his father has him return to Earth to teach man of the Sun's spirit.

The book won the Caldecott Medal for best illustrations in a book for children. Children will love the story and the colors of the book /5(51). "This book recounts the persistence of a Frenchman, Louis Bleriot, to build a flying machine to cross the English Channel.

The text is succinct, caption-like in its directness and Written and Illustrated by Gerald McDermott In this Pueblo tale, the son of the Sun lord wants to find his father.

He finds him with the help of the Arrow Maker, who turns him into an arrow and shoots him to the sun. After proving his identity to his father, he brings the spirit of the Sun back down to Earth. The gold, ochre and black of the stylized pueblo, the Boy's transformation from a Kachina-like silhouette into an arrow strong enough to reach his father the Sun and, finally, the explosion of color as Boy enters the Sun's four chambers to confront monster lions, serpents, bees and lightning &#; all add up to a richer, more kinetic, more functional balance between story and visual effects Author: Gerald Mcdermott.

Gerald McDermott’s Arrow to the Sun won the prestigious Caldecott Medal in Awarded annually by the American Library Association, the Caldecott Medal is given to the most distinguished American picture book for children published in the United States during the preceding year.

My guess is that most public and elementary school libraries order at least one copy of every book. About Arrow to the Sun With vibrant colors and bold geometric forms, Gerald McDermott brilliantly captures the stylized look of Pueblo Indian art in this Caldecott Award-winning retelling of.

An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men. Former library book.

This Pueblo Indian myth explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men Arrow To The Sun. Arrow To The Sun. Paperback Book Out Of Stock. Out Of Stock Email me when back in stock.

Top. Explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men. Softcover. Ages Arrow to the Sun () by Gerald McDermottFormat: Paperback.

The arrow maker gives him a magic arrow that leads him to his father and he embarks on an exciting journey to prove that he is the son of the Sun God. Evaluation Gerald McDermott is a gifted storyteller and illustrator who graduated from the Pratt Institute.

Arrow To The Sun A Pueblo Indian Tale by Gerald Mcdermott available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. With vibrant colors and bold geometric forms, Gerald McDermott brilliantly captures the stylized Author: Gerald Mcdermott. Picture books Dust jackets (Bindings) Additional Physical Format: Online version: McDermott, Gerald.

Arrow to the sun. New York, Viking Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: McDermott, Gerald. Arrow to the sun. New York, Viking Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors.Reading to Kids is a grassroots organization dedicated to inspiring underserved children with a love of reading, thereby enriching their lives and opportunities for future success.

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Arrow to the Sun. New York: Penguin Books, Plot Description: This retelling (by an Anglo author) of an ancient Pueblo Indian legend begins with a young woman who gives birth to a baby boy after being impregnated by the sun.

This boy grows up wondering who is father is, eventually going in search of him.