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Native American Tales and Legends


Allan A. Macfarlan

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Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.:

When I read this book I imaged that an Indian boy, Kajika, who became a friend of mine, was telling me legends and beautiful tales about his people.

I really enjoyed the legend about the Hermit Thrush.

The Hermit Thrush is a little shy bird that rarely can be seen.

The Indian tale tells us that one day the supreme God asked the birds to fly the highest they could. He told them that each one would received, once he stopped, the song that was ready for him.

The Hermit Thrush was able to fly the highest of all, receiving the most beautiful song and music. But for doing that, He cheated and he became ashamed. For this reason he started to hide in the branches and since then he has hiding, letting us to hear his melodious songs without be seen.

I love reading legends and mythical tales because they always give us delightful answers about what we see around and we cannot understand.

List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.:

The shy tiny Hermit Thrush and The supreme God.

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.:

I loved reading the story of the Hermit Thrush because it tells us how music came to exist. It was a gift from God and I think the Native Americans were right.

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.:

I would like the book to have more illustrations.

How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.:

I was interested and happy reading the book.

Star Rating:


Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.:

It is always interesting to read about how the people of the Earth see the world around them.

"Native American Tales and Legends" by Allan A. Macfarlan