Lucy's Dance by Deb Vanasse

Lucy's Dance

Written by Deb Vanasse
Illustrated by Nancy E. Slagle


Lucy's Dance by Deb Vanasse

A charming children's book about the return of traditional dancing to one Yup'ik village, Lucy's Dance tells the story of a little girl who is determined to help her grandfather demonstrate for the people of the town the beauty and complexity of old-style dancing. Threaded through the story are accounts of Yup'ik arts such as drumming, singing, and storytelling through dance, all brought to life with beautiful, full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Deb Vanasse is the author of nine books. Nancy E. Slagle is an artist who lives in Denver.

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32 pages


Deb Vanasse
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University of Alaska Press

Publication date

26th March 2013



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