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The sea-ringed world : sacred stories of the Americas / María García Esperón ; illustrated by Amanda Mijangos ; translated by David Bowles.


Presents a collection of stories from nations and cultures across our two continents, the Sea-Ringed World, as the Aztecs called it, from the edge of Argentina all the way up to Alaska.

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  • ISBN: 9781646140152
  • ISBN: 164614015X
  • Physical Description: vii, 231 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Montclair : Levine Querido, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published as Diccionario de mitos de América by Ediciones El Naranjo, Mexico City, Mexico" -- Title page verso.
"This is an Em Querido book published by Levine Querido"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-231).
Formatted Contents Note:
Spider Grandmother (Hopi) -- Aztlan (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Bacabs (Maya) -- Bochia (Muisca) -- Coatlicue (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Hummingbird (Guarani) -- Great flood (Andean) -- Golden King (Muisca) -- Brave Souls of the Dead (Mapuche) -- Bunched Stars (Niitsitapi (Blackfoot)) -- Sak Nikte (Maya) -- Land of the Fire (Selk'nam (Ona)) -- Guabancex (Taino) -- Guahayona (Taino) -- Hun and Vucub (K'iche' (Maya)) -- Hurakan (K'iche' (Maya)) -- Ixquic the Maiden (K'iche' (Maya)) -- K'awil and the Prince (Mopan (Maya)) -- Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl (Nahua) -- Heart of the Mountain (Nahua) -- Ball game (K'iche' (Maya)) -- Kukulkan (Yucatec and K'iche' (Maya)) -- Kuyen (Mapuche) -- Llorona (Nahua and colonial) -- Aakulujjuusi and Uumarnituq (Inuit) -- Mayahuel (Nahua) -- Monetá (Muisca) -- Nahual (Nahua) -- Nanahuatzin (Nahua) -- Ñamandú (Guarani) -- Ñandesy (Guarani) -- White-faced Bear (Alutiiq (Sugpiag)) -- Oxomoco and Cipactonal (Nahua) -- Xochipilli and Xochiquetzal (Nahua) -- Pacha Kamaq (Andean) -- Shepherd and Maiden (Andean) -- Quetzalcoatl (Toltec (Nahua) -- Quilaztli (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Oak tree (Oceti Sakowin (Sioux)) -- Rimac (Andean) -- Sedna (Inuit) -- Sibo (Cabecar and Bribri) -- Tamoanchan (Nahua) -- Tlalocan (Nahua) -- Uirapuru (Guarani) -- Universe (Mexica (Nahua)) -- Blue Deer (Wixarika (Huichol)) -- Viracocha (Andean) -- Gichi-manidoo (Ojibwe) -- Waleker (Wayuu) -- Xibalba (K'iche' (Maya)) -- Xolotl (Nahua) -- Yaya and Yayael (Taino) -- Yupanqui (Andean) -- Cemis (Taino) -- Zamna (Itza (Maya)).
Language Note:
Translated from the Spanish.
Awards Note:
Batchelder Honor Book, 2020
Subject: Indian mythology > Juvenile literature.
Indians > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Mythology > Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Indians of North America > Folklore.
Indians of Central America > Folklore.
Indians of South America > Folklore.
Mythology > Dictionaries > Juvenile literature.
Indians > Folklore.
Indian mythology.
Mythologie indienne d'Amérique > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Indiens d'Amérique > Folklore > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Mythologie > Dictionnaires anglais > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Indiens d'Amérique > Amérique centrale > Folklore.
Mythologie > Dictionnaires pour la jeunesse.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > People & Places > Caribbean & Latin America.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > History > Central & South America.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > People & Places > United States > Native American.
Indians of South America.
Indians of North America.
Indians of Central America.
Indian mythology.
First Nations.
Native Americans > Religion.
Native Americans > Folklore.
Native Americans > Central America.
Native Americans > Religion > Juvenile literature.
Native Americans > South America.
Genre: Dictionary.
folk tales.
Folk tales.
Juvenile works.
Folk tales.
Folk tales.

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