❰Epub❯ ➞ Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale Author Gerald McDermott – Dolove.info

Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale With Vibrant Colors And Bold Geometric Forms, Gerald McDermott Brilliantly Captures The Stylized Look Of Pueblo Indian Art In This Caldecott Award Winning Retelling Of An Ancient Legend A Young Boy Searches For His Father, But Before He Can Claim His Heritage He Must First Prove His Worthiness By Passing Through The Four Ceremonial Chambers The Kiva Of Lions, The Kiva Of Snakes, The Kiva Of Bees, And The Kiva Of Lightning Striking In Its Simplicity And Grace, Arrow To The Sun Vividly Evokes The Native American Reverence For The Source Of All Life The Solar FireWinner Of The Caldecott


10 thoughts on “Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale

  1. says:

    Written in 1974 a very good year, if I do say so This is a Pueblo Indian Myth brought to life I love the artwork here It looks like tetris or pixelation The colors are extremely vibrant and lovely The artwork is stunning This is another Virgin Brith origin story The sun sends his essence to Earth to warm the people there and a mother ha


  2. says:

    I actually did end up liking Gerald McDermott s Caldecott Medal winning Arrow to the Sun quite a bit than I had originally expected to as it is indeed an evocative tale, and the illustrations, although not really all that much to my aesthetic tastes in and of themselves, are really and truly visually stunning and spectacular, working exceedingly


  3. says:

    It may have won the Caldecott, but even award winning books can and should be set aside.Errors in it are several.One, what pueblo is it about The subtitle is A Pueblo Tale but there are 19 pueblos in New Mexico, and we re not identical Amongst us there are several language groups Two, kivas are places of ceremony and instruction, not places of trial Howeve


  4. says:

    Beautiful retelling of this important legend.


  5. says:

    I had a difficult time deciding how I felt about this story On the one hand, the illustrations are certainly striking And I really enjoy spiritual myths such as this Yet, I also found myself wondering at the authenticity and had a hard time reconciling the imagery with my own albeit limited knowledge of the Pueblo people.I decided to do a bit of research and discovered this e


  6. says:

    Arrow to the Sun is a Caldecott Medal Award winning book by Gerald McDermott that relates an old Pueblo Indian tale about a boy who tries to find his father, the Lord of the Sun and prove himself worthy to be his son Arrow to the Sun is a fun and creative book that many children who love Native American folktales, will easily get into Gerald McDermott has done many wonders with both th


  7. says:

    The subtitle is A Pueblo Indian Tale, and the Caldecott winning artwork is reminiscent of Native art I ve seen, with a color palette rich with oranges, reds, yellows and browns The book relates how the Lord of the Sun sent his spirit to the people of earth I cannot help but compare this Pueblo Indian tale with the story of Christ.The Lord of the Sun sends a spark of life to earth, where it enter


  8. says:

    This is based on a Native American legend, I guess It is about the sun impregnating a woman Sound familar, anyone The son of the sun later becomes an arrow and goes back to his father, the sun Gosh, the parallels are striking HoweverAccording to this site there are some inherent problems with this book.


  9. says:

    The story doesn t wow me However, I do love the illustrations I grew up in AZ and my grandmother loved Southwestern art and decorations She had tan furniture, with wall hangings in orange, red and yellow She liked pottery and also had a stained glass front door that portrayed a sunset over the desert So while the colors are not colors I would wear or decorate with, the combination of colors brings back warm, happy


  10. says:

    The art in this one is stronger than in Raven, as is the story I did notice some similarities in both stories, but since they are folk tales, I don t think the author necessarily recycled his own story I just think that many folk tales are similar My favorite page in the entire book is the two page spread where the boy, as the arrow, is shot into the sun I love all the geometric patterns and the brightness of the colors.


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