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Shannon, George, Comp. – 1992
This folktales collection includes 35 versions, representing countries and cultures from around the world, of the traditional tale in which a dangerous character knocks at the door and tries to trick the children into letting him inside. The stories are intended for use in homes, schools, and libraries by both children and adults who enjoy sharing…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Children, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context
Ponce, Suanna Gilman – 1978
Six short Mexican folk tales for children are presented in Spanish and English. Each version is presented in its own booklet. The stories are illustrated with full-page black and white drawings. "The Man Who Owned the Bees" is a story about four boys who encounter Xachan'achin, the owner of the bees in the forest. "The Magic Lady of the Water" is…
Descriptors: Animals, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Childrens Literature
Kaneshiro, Vera Oovi – 1975
This reader in the Siberian Yupik language is intended for beginning readers on the elementary school level. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the text and a free English translation is appended. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background
Yachmeneff, Alexey M. – 1976
This volume of Aleut traditions contains seven stories written in the Aleut language with a page-by-page free English translation. This is the first of a series of booklets designed to bring back to the Aleut people some of the traditions collected in the years 1909-1910 by a Russian ethnologist. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background
Otayahak, Jimmy – 1973
This story in the Siberian Yupik language is about a visit the author made to Siberia. It is intended for competent speakers of the language who have knowledge of the writing system. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the text. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background
Dugas, Donald – 1978
This French children's reader designed for children in grades 2-3 is about a fun-loving pair of frogs. Their antics are described and illustrated with pen-and-ink drawings. (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
Cardone, Romolo – 1978
This Italian children's reader for grades K-1 is about a Neopolitan boy who worked in his father's bakery and invented the pizza. Generations later a descendant followed in his footsteps and opened New York City's first pizzeria. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the text. A glossary is included. (NCR)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
Gore, Deborah, Ed. – Goldfinch, 1989
This issue of the "Goldfinch" is devoted to Iowa folklife. The first article explores what "folklife" is and provides several examples. The second article is about artwork and poetry done by Mesquakie Indian children from the Sac and Fox Settlement School near Tama, Iowa. Dome-shaped structures, called "wickiups," in…
Descriptors: Art, Childrens Games, Elementary Education, Folk Culture
Anahonak, Carl – 1977
This children's story in the Chugach Sugcestun Aleut language is for elementary school children with a good grasp of the language. The story is about the activities of an Alaskan boy. Pen-and-ink sketches illustrate the text and an English translation is appended. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background
Mather, Elsie – 1973
This children's story in the Inupiaq language is written for elementary school children with a good grasp of the language. Pen-and-ink sketches illustrate the text. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
MacLean, Edna Ahgeak – 1977
This bilingual reader in the Barrow Inupiaq language and in English is intended for beginning readers on the elementary school level. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the text and a free English translation is appended. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
Teeluk, Martha – 1973
This children's story in the Kobuk Inupiaq language is a traditional tale told in the Alaskan Yupik-speaking areas. It is intended for elementary school children who have a good grasp of the language. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the story and a short introduction in English is included. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
MacLean, Edna A. – 1974
This children's story in the Barrow Inupiaq language is intended for beginning readers of the Alaskan language. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the story of two animals. The text contains programmed vocabulary. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
Nageak, Vincent – 1975
This traditional story in the Barrow Inupiaq language is intended for competent speakers of the language with knowledge of the writing system. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the text. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
Ahvakana, Floyd – 1975
These traditional stories in the Barrow Inupiaq language are intended for competent speakers of the language with knowledge of the writing system. Pen-and-ink drawings illustrate the text. (NCR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, Athapascan Languages, Bilingual Education
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