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Traci Sorell

Autor(a) de We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga

14+ Works 1,660 Membros 123 Críticas

Obras por Traci Sorell

Associated Works

Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids (2021) — Contribuidor — 304 exemplares
The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love, and Truth (2020) — Contribuidor — 184 exemplares
Thanku: Poems of Gratitude (2019) — Contribuidor — 55 exemplares
No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History (2020) — Contribuidor — 49 exemplares
The Reluctant Storyteller (2020) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Sexo
female
Locais de residência
Cherokee Nation
California, USA
Madrid, Spain
Ocupações
nonfiction writer
fiction writer
children's poet

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Traci Sorrell writes fiction and nonfiction books, as well as poems for children. Traci is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation and livs in northeastern Oklahoma where her tribe is located. [adapted from At Mountain's Base, 2019]

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A girl and her mother pack up their home in the city and move home to a Cherokee reservation, where they're immediately surrounded by family and friends who help them unpack, show them around, and feed them. As Betsy Bird points out in her review (link below), many picture books about moving focus on the trauma of upheaval and the sadness of leaving a familiar place and people, rather than focusing on the excitement of a new place.

Some words (rhythm, tempo, explore, siyo, home) appear in a different font that resembles handwriting. Back matter includes a glossary with a pronunciation guide.

Betsy Bird review: https://afuse8production.slj.com/2024/04/28/review-of-the-day-being-home-by-trac...
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JennyArch | May 15, 2024 |
Cherokee Stickball is not at all like LaCrosse, but the basis of teamwork is much the same.
A good book for children of any heritage to learn about people born in North America. For adults it is a small insight into another culture and some of its ways. It is written in an essentially bilingual format. I really appreciated the read.
The illustrations by Joseph Erb are fun, simple, brilliantly colorful, and instructive.
Well suited for reading WITH someone of any age including ESL, and great for gifting to anyone, but especially to a school or your local public library!
I requested and received a free temporary e-book on Adobe Digital Editions from Charlesbridge via NetGalley. Thank you!
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jetangen4571 | Apr 26, 2024 |
This book was a non-fiction book that was written in a creative format. Each page has a new topic that talks a different topic concerning Native American oppression and it's effects both historically and today. This would be a great resource for the classroom when learning about topics that relate to this book.
This book might be suitable for intermediate students when learning about the history and current culture of Native American people. I would like to use this as a learning resource in a classroom!… (mais)
 
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kthomas22 | 23 outras críticas | Apr 24, 2024 |
"Contenders: Two Native Baseball Players, One World Series" by Traci Sorell, with illustrations by Arigon Starr, offers an engaging story that intertwines the worlds of sports, culture, and history. It tells the inspiring tale of two Native American athletes who navigated obstacles to reach the pinnacle of baseball success, the World Series. This text serves as a valuable educational tool for students, allowing them to explore themes of diversity, determination, and the significance of representation in sports and society. Through guided discussions, interactive activities, and additional research, students can delve deeper into the rich tapestry of Indigenous experiences, learn about sportsmanship, and draw inspiration from tales of resilience.… (mais)
 
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triciayarotsky6 | 3 outras críticas | Apr 23, 2024 |

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Obras
14
Also by
5
Membros
1,660
Popularidade
#15,486
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
123
ISBN
68
Línguas
2

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