The People of Twelve Thousand Winters

Title

The People of Twelve Thousand Winters

Illustrator

Jim Madsen

Publisher

Sleeping Bear Press

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781585365296

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Ten-year-old Walking Turtle, of the Lenni-Lenape tribe, is close to his younger cousin, Little Talk, who has difficulty walking and worries about what will become of him when the time comes for Walking Turtle to leave his childhood friends to begin training at warrior school.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; crooked foot

Main Character

male teeanger

Race/Ethnicities

Native American (Lenni Lenape)

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Parents' Choice Award, 2012, Recommended, Picture Book

Keywords

warriors; nature; cooking; seasons; strength; caretaker; tribe

Diversity Impact

direct

The People of Twelve Thousand Winters

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