Voices of the People

by Joseph Bruchac (Author)

Voices of the People
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Voices...
Through poems that capture the essence of each person’s life, acclaimed Native American writer Joseph Bruchac introduces readers to famous indigenous leaders from The Peacemaker in 1000 A.D. to modern day dancer Maria Tallchief and Cherokee chief Wilma Mankiller. Each poem is illustrated by a modern-day tribally enrolled artist.

Kirkus Reviews

Starred Review
A brilliant integration of Indigenous American art and history.
Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac is among the most respected and widely published Native American authors, with over 100 titles in print, including the popular Keepers of the Earth series and Lee & Low's Killer of Enemies trilogy, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. A Rockefeller Fellow and an NEA Poetry Writing Fellow, Bruchac has received numerous recognitions over his long-standing career; including the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to writing, Bruchac is an editor at Greenfield Review Press, a literary publishing house he co-founded with his wife. He lives in Greenfield Center, New York. To find out more about Joseph Bruchac, visit josephbruchac.com.

Bill Farnsworth is the illustrator of more than fifty children's books. His work has received numerous awards and honors, including Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and selection for the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show. Farnsworth lives with his family in Venice, Florida. Visit him online at billfarnsworth.com.

Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781478875161
Lexile Measure
540L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Reycraft Books
Publication date
November 20, 2022
Series
Voices...
BISAC categories
JNF042000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Poetry | General
JNF018040 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - Native American
JNF069000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Diversity & Multicultural
Library of Congress categories
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