The Definitive Guide to

The Forever Sky

Written by Thomas Peacock & illustrated by Annette S. Lee
Add to list
Prices as of Nov 26
$16.95
Retail Price
$14.41
Bookshop
$11.79
used $5.85
Amazon
Apr 1, 2019
Publication Date
32
Pages
3-7
Target Age

What's The Forever Sky About

Publisher Summary

“<em>Nooko’s</em> spirit is there in the stars,” says Niigaanii to his younger brother, Bineshiinh, as they sprawl in a meadow, gazing skyward. “Uncle said when <em>Nooko&#39: s</em> spirit left this world it went there.” Nooko was their grandmother, and they miss her. But Uncle helps them find comfort in the night sky, where all the stars have stories.<br /> Indeed, there are so many stars and so many stories that the boys spend night after night observing and sharing, making sense of patterns and wisdom in “the forever sky.” They see a moose, a loon, a crane, the Path of Souls, and so much more.<br /> One night, a beautiful show of lights fills the sky. Niigaanii explains that the northern lights are the spirits of the relatives who have passed on. The boys imagine different relatives dancing, lighting up the sky with their graceful movements. And then they see her: Nooko is one of the elders leading the dance. She has a message for them. One they can share with their parents and their uncle and everyone else who remembers her. One that lends power to the skies and brings smiles to the stargazers’ faces.

What Kind of Book is The Forever Sky

Book Lists That Include The Forever Sky

Book Topics › Ojibwa
Children's Books About Ojibwa
Book Topics › storytelling
Children's Books About Storytelling
Book Topics › North America
Children's Books About North America
Book Topics › multigenerational
Children's Books About Multigenerational
Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote The Forever Sky

Who Illustrated The Forever Sky

What Has Annette S. Lee Said About The Forever Sky

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Annette know that you want more details about The Forever Sky!

What Has Thomas Peacock Said About The Forever Sky

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Thomas know that you want more details about The Forever Sky!

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked The Forever Sky

Book Details

ISBN:
9781681340982
Publication Date:
April 1, 2019
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2018044663
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1681340984

Contribute to this page

Core Score - 59%
More than halfway there—keep going!
Depth Score - 15%
Just the barebones.
Improve this page
Are you the author or illustrator? Claim this page.
Top Contributors
#1
@thegoodfather
15