The Thunder Egg
The Thunder Egg
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The Thunder Egg

Written by Tim J Myers & illustrated by Winfield Coleman
Published by Wisdom Tales Press
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Stands-by-Herself lives with her grandmother in a buffalo-hide tipi among their Cheyenne people on the Great Plains. Other children make fun of her because she is always by herself dreaming. One day she finds a strange egg-shaped rock and senses there is something special about it. Taking it home, she cares for it as if it were a child, even though the other children mock her. When a terrible drought threatens to wipe out her people, could Stands-by-Herself’s rock hold the key to their survival? The Thunder Egg is the story of a girl’s coming of age, when she realizes that life can require us to think of others before ourselves and to follow what our hearts tell us. Featuring an author’s note, informative notes on the illustrations, and a bibliography, the book is filled with vibrant images of Plains Indian life in the unspoiled West. Carefully crafted text and paintings bring a true authenticity to the time, place, and people of the story.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781937786397
    Publication Date
    July 1, 2015
    Page Count
    28
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2014048330
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1937786390
    Lexile® Level
    NC600L

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