The Reluctant Storyteller (hardcover) Trade Book

Written By Art Coulson
Illustrated by Hvresse Blair Tiger
Critically Reviewed
Award Winner
Chooch is reluctant about many things. He is reluctant to be a storyteller like the rest of his Cherokee family, and he is reluctant to spend spring break in the small town of Greasy, Oklahoma, with Uncle Dynamite. But Chooch will find out there’s more than one way to tell a story.
  1. Hardcover
    Price $16.95
SKU WW-NL5677
ISBN 9781478870258
Lexile level 810L
Language English
SKU WW-NL5677
ISBN 9781478870258
Lexile level 810L
Series Reycraft Books
Language English
BISAC Subject Headings Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / Native American
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Chapter Books
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / Native American
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Multigenerational
Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Chapter Books
Price $16.95
Awards

AICL BEST BOOK 2020

For Middle Grades

Coulson, Art (Cherokee), and Traci Sorell (enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation), illustrations by Carlin Bear Don't Walk (Crow and Northern Cheyenne) and Roy Boney Jr. (full blood citizen of the Cherokee Nation). The Reluctant Storyteller. Reycraft Books, US.

Author & Illustrator

Art Coulson

Art Coulson is Cherokee and comes from a family of storytellers. He is the author of The Creator's Game and Unstoppable. Art lives in Minnesota with his family but still plays traditional Cherokee stickball when he visits friends and relatives in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

Carlin Bear Don't Walk & Roy Boney Jr.

Carlin Bear Don't Walk is an acclaimed Crow and Northern Cheyenne Artist from Busby, Montana. His Award winning Art is an energetic blend of colorful oils, unique Impressionism and surreal themes. It is collected throughout the World and can be found in many galleries, universities, museums and private collections.

Roy Boney,Jr. is a full blood citizen of the GWY D.J3C Cherokee Nation. He is an award-winning artist, writer, and filmmaker with a BFA in Graphic Design and a MA in Studio Art. His work has been shown throughout the United States and internationally. He currently works in the Language Program for Cherokee Nation Educational Services Group in Tahlequah, Oklahoma where he lives.

Reviews

“The things I look for in a book are all here. It is set in the present day, it is tribally specific, it is written by Native people, and it rings true! Coulson knows what he’s talking about.” –American Indians in Children’s Literature

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