Powwow Day

Powwow Day

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In this uplifting, contemporary Native American story, River is recovering from illness and can't dance at the powwow this year. Will she ever dance again?

River wants so badly to dance at powwow day as she does every year. In this uplifting and contemporary picture book perfect for beginning readers, follow River's journey from feeling isolated after an illness to learning the healing power of community.

Additional information explains the history and functions of powwows, which are commonplace across the United States and Canada and are open to both Native Americans and non-Native visitors. Author Traci Sorell is a member of the Cherokee Nation, and illustrator Madelyn Goodnight is a member of the Chickasaw Nation.

Author: Traci Sorell
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
Published: 02/08/2022
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 9.20h x 9.40w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781580899482
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2021
Publishers Weekly 12/20/2021
Foreword 12/27/2021
Shelf Awareness 02/18/2022

About the Author
Traci Sorell writes fiction and nonfiction for children featuring contemporary characters and compelling biographies. She is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation and lives in northeastern Oklahoma, where her tribe is located.

Madelyn Goodnight is a member of the Chickasaw Nation. Her work reflects her love of childhood. She holds a degree from Rhode Island School of design and lives in Brooklyn. She is the illustrator of The Pear Tree and Look, Grandma!/Ni, Elisi! www.madelyngoodnight.com