Black Elk's Vision A Lakota Story by S. D. Nelson


Black Elk's Vision A Lakota Story by S. D. Nelson

A biographical depiction of the story of Black Elk.


Praise for the work of S. D. Nelson; Western Writers of America Spur Storyteller Award; Chicago Public Library Best of the Best; Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award [STAR] An appealing story full of excitement, warmth, and wisdom. The Five Owls, starred review A fine choice for story hours, this will also find wide curricular use. Booklist Splendid acrylic artwork captures the action, humor, and spirit of the tale. A solid addition to collections of Native American tales and an enjoyable read-aloud. School Library Journal Nelson pulls it off with his confident style as a storyteller . . . polished illustrations . . . informative, well written. Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

S. D. Nelson is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe of the Dakotas. He is the author of three previous children's books for Abrams. School Library Journal called Gift Horse fluid in both narrative and illustrations, and Kirkus said Star People was an exemplary offering. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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56 pages


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Publication date

10th March 2015



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