One Land, Many Nations: Volume 1 Trade Book (Paperback)

Written By Traci Sorell, Lee Francis IV
Illustrated by Jesse Hummingbird, Michelle Sisneros
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Written By Traci Sorell, Lee Francis IV
Illustrated by Jesse Hummingbird, Michelle Sisneros
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The continental United States is one land, but within its borders are many nations—sovereign Native American nations whose citizens have dual citizenship. In Volume 1 of this series, Native Americans Traci Sorell (Cherokee) and Lee Francis IV (Laguna Pueblo) take readers on a contemporary tour of their nation. Readers learn the history of their people, famous citizens, traditional stories, as well as details about tribal life today—including their system of government, education, and commerce.

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The continental United States is one land, but within its borders are many nations—sovereign Native American nations whose citizens have dual citizenship. In Volume 1 of this series, Native Americans Traci Sorell (Cherokee) and Lee Francis IV (Laguna Pueblo) take readers on a contemporary tour of their nation. Readers learn the history of their people, famous citizens, traditional stories, as well as details about tribal life today—including their system of government, education, and commerce. Read Less Description

One Land, Many Nations: Volume 1 Trade Book (Paperback)

Written By Traci Sorell, Lee Francis IV
Illustrated by Jesse Hummingbird, Michelle Sisneros
Written By Traci Sorell, Lee Francis IV
Illustrated by Jesse Hummingbird, Michelle Sisneros
Award Winner
Award Winner

The continental United States is one land, but within its borders are many nations—sovereign Native American nations whose citizens have dual citizenship. In Volume 1 of this series, Native Americans Traci Sorell (Cherokee) and Lee Francis IV (Laguna Pueblo) take readers on a contemporary tour of their nation. Readers learn the history of their people, famous citizens, traditional stories, as well as details about tribal life today—including their system of government, education, and commerce.

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The continental United States is one land, but within its borders are many nations—sovereign Native American nations whose citizens have dual citizenship. In Volume 1 of this series, Native Americans Traci Sorell (Cherokee) and Lee Francis IV (Laguna Pueblo) take readers on a contemporary tour of their nation. Readers learn the history of their people, famous citizens, traditional stories, as well as details about tribal life today—including their system of government, education, and commerce. Read Less Description
The continental United States is one land, but within its borders are many nations—sovereign Native American nations whose citizens have dual citizenship. In Volume 1 of this series, Native Americans Traci Sorell (Cherokee) and Lee Francis IV (Laguna Pueblo) take readers on a contemporary tour of their nation. Readers learn the history of their people, famous citizens, traditional stories, as well as details about tribal life today—including their system of government, education, and commerce.
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SKU WW-NL5559
ISBN 9781478869092
Series Reycraft Books
SKU WW-NL5559
ISBN 9781478869092
Series Reycraft Books
Lexile level 1070L
Genre Informational Texts
Language English
Theme Native Americans
BISAC Subject Headings Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / Native American
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Diversity & Multicultural
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / Native American
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Diversity & Multicultural
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Awards

Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best List 2021

Author & Illustrator

Dr. Lee Francis IV & Traci Sorell 

Dr. Lee Francis IV is tribally enrolled in the Laguna Pueblo Nation. He is the founder of Native Realities Press, a publishing company dedicated to creating comic books by and about Native Americans. He also owns and runs a bookstore called Red Planet Books and Comics, and started the first Indigenous Comic Con.

Cherokee Nation citizen and award-winning author Traci Sorell writes fiction and nonfiction in a variety of formats for children and teens. Her debut nonfiction Picture Book, We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga, shares a contemporary Cherokee view of gratitude across the four seasons—beginning in fall with the Cherokee New Year. A former federal Indian law attorney and advocate, Traci lives with her family on the Cherokee Nation reservation in northeastern Oklahoma where she was born and spent most of her childhood.

Jesse Hummingbird & Michelle Sisneros

Jesse Hummingbird, a Cherokee Nation citizen and award-winning illustrator, was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation, but spent most of his childhood in the deep South. He focused on Cherokee and American Indian themes in his bright and colorful paintings. Jesse was selected by the Cherokee Nation as a Cherokee National Living Treasure.

Michelle Sisneros is a contemporary artist of Santa Clara, Navajo and Laguna descent. She not only paints, but creates pottery, clothing, and jewelry. The subjects of her paintings are drawn from traditional Native American themes and include Pueblo women. She says, “I paint now from my soul. The images I paint are from the people who touch my life in a profound way and the Mother Earth I live on.”

The continental United States is one land, but within its borders are many nations—sovereign Native American nations whose citizens have dual citizenship. In Volume 1 of this series, Native Americans Traci Sorell (Cherokee) and Lee Francis IV (Laguna Pueblo) take readers on a contemporary tour of their nation. Readers learn the history of their people, famous citizens, traditional stories, as well as details about tribal life today—including their system of government, education, and commerce.

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SKU WW-NL5559
ISBN 9781478869092
Series Reycraft Books
Lexile level 1070L
Genre Informational Texts
Language English
Theme Native Americans
Juvenile Nonfiction Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / Native American
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / Diversity & Multicultural
Full Description

The continental United States is one land, but within its borders are many nations—sovereign Native American nations whose citizens have dual citizenship. In Volume 1 of this series, Native Americans Traci Sorell (Cherokee) and Lee Francis IV (Laguna Pueblo) take readers on a contemporary tour of their nation. Readers learn the history of their people, famous citizens, traditional stories, as well as details about tribal life today—including their system of government, education, and commerce.

Author & Illustrator

Dr. Lee Francis IV & Traci Sorell 

Dr. Lee Francis IV is tribally enrolled in the Laguna Pueblo Nation. He is the founder of Native Realities Press, a publishing company dedicated to creating comic books by and about Native Americans. He also owns and runs a bookstore called Red Planet Books and Comics, and started the first Indigenous Comic Con.

Cherokee Nation citizen and award-winning author Traci Sorell writes fiction and nonfiction in a variety of formats for children and teens. Her debut nonfiction Picture Book, We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga, shares a contemporary Cherokee view of gratitude across the four seasons—beginning in fall with the Cherokee New Year. A former federal Indian law attorney and advocate, Traci lives with her family on the Cherokee Nation reservation in northeastern Oklahoma where she was born and spent most of her childhood.

Jesse Hummingbird & Michelle Sisneros

Jesse Hummingbird, a Cherokee Nation citizen and award-winning illustrator, was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation, but spent most of his childhood in the deep South. He focused on Cherokee and American Indian themes in his bright and colorful paintings. Jesse was selected by the Cherokee Nation as a Cherokee National Living Treasure.

Michelle Sisneros is a contemporary artist of Santa Clara, Navajo and Laguna descent. She not only paints, but creates pottery, clothing, and jewelry. The subjects of her paintings are drawn from traditional Native American themes and include Pueblo women. She says, “I paint now from my soul. The images I paint are from the people who touch my life in a profound way and the Mother Earth I live on.”

Awards

Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best List 2021

About The Author

Erik Lepis

Erik Lepis taught in suburban New York where his reading and writing workshop classroom served as a model visitation site for teachers.  He later joined the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project as a staff developer, supporting balanced literacy implementation in schools both regionally and nationally.  Erik then co-founded The Living Literacy Network, partnering closely with building and district leaders in leading school-wide change and raising student achievement through curriculum development and the teaching of reading and writing.

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Michelle Stone

Michelle Stone shared her passion for best practices as a Long Island and  New York City teacher leader.  Early in her career, she served as a labsite host for professional development from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and participated in their yearlong leadership groups where she contributed to the development of units of study, state-of-the-art literacy practices, and research.  She later co-founded The Living Literacy Network and continues to support administrators, coaches, and teachers nationally in the area of balanced literacy, curriculum writing, and the implementation of reading and writing workshops. 

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Kirsten Widmer

Kirsten Widmer worked in New York City Public schools as both a teacher and literacy coach implementing a model for balanced literacy practices that served as a visitation site for teachers and administrators from across the country. After working as a Literacy Coach, she joined the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, helping to develop the middle school division. She co-authored Workshops That Work!: 30 Days of Minilessons, for upper elementary and middle school teachers launching reading and writing workshops in their classrooms. Kirsten co-founded The Living Literacy Network to support school districts in co-authoring curriculum, and implementing reading and writing workshop.

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