Native Homes

Native Homes

by Bobbie Kalman

Paperback(ILLUSTRATE)

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Overview

This fascinating book looks at many of the lodges, or dwellings, built and used by the native nations across the continent. A map showing the lodges appears at the beginning of the book, and beautiful, detailed illustrations show the exteriors, interiors, and way of life in each lodge. The straightforward layout and informative text present information in an easy-to-follow format. Homes include:
• wigwams, longhouses, tipis
• southern thatch homes and the pueblos of the Southwest
• the plankhouses of the Northwest Coast
• earth lodges, pit homes, hogans, and iglus
Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778704638
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/30/2001
Series: Native Nations of North America Series
Edition description: ILLUSTRATE
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 693,479
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC1030L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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DarlenesBookNook on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I read this book aloud to my children as part of our studies on Native Nations. I am a huge fan of the author, Bobbie Kalman, whose books are age-appropriate and engaging.This book is part of the Native Nations of North America series. It is an excellent resource for learning about the many types of native homes, which include: the tipis of the Great Plains tribes, the longhouses of the Northeastern Woodland tribes, the wigwams of Woodland tribes, the lodges of some Plains nations, the pueblos of the Southwest tribes, the plankhouses of the Northwest Coast tribes, and the igloos of the Inuit tribes.The illustrations are colourful and pleasing to the eye.I love Kalman¿s books, and this is an excellent addition to our studies on Native Nations!MY RATING: 5 stars! I loved it!! Highly recommended!
DarlenesBookNook More than 1 year ago
I read this book aloud to my children as part of our studies on Native Nations. I am a huge fan of the author, Bobbie Kalman, whose books are age-appropriate and engaging. This book is part of the Native Nations of North America series. It is an excellent resource for learning about the many types of native homes, which include: the tipis of the Great Plains tribes, the longhouses of the Northeastern Woodland tribes, the wigwams of Woodland tribes, the lodges of some Plains nations, the pueblos of the Southwest tribes, the plankhouses of the Northwest Coast tribes, and the igloos of the Inuit tribes. The illustrations are colourful and pleasing to the eye. I love Kalman's books, and this is an excellent addition to our studies on Native Nations! MY RATING: 5 stars! I loved it!! Highly recommended!