Tools of Native Americans: A Kid's Guide to the History & Culture of the First Americans (Paperback)

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Named an Honor Book in the Social Studies, Grade K-6 category by theSociety of School Librarians International Focusing on the inventive history of Native Americans—from tools and technology to cultural achievements—this exploration shows how the first Americans, facing varying climates and unconquered lands, found ways to develop food supplies, shelter, religion, games, and jewelry. With fascinating regional histories, including information on the Arctic tribes that fashioned igloos, the Midwest tribes that discovered copper, and the tribes of the Southwest that learned to cultivate maize and beans, children learn the history of the first Americans by understanding how they made use of their region's natural resources.

About the Author


Kim Kavin is the author of "The Everything Family Travel Guide to Cruise Vacations." She lives in Califon, New Jersey.

Praise For…


"This may be called a kid's book but there's nothing juvenile about it; every reader can learn from it."  —KLIATT



Product Details
ISBN: 9780974934488
Publisher: Nomad Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 2006
Pages: 144