Native Americans (Hardcover)

A Visual Exploration (Big Picture (Annick Press))

By Shaker Paleja, Kevin Loring (Introduction by)

Annick Press, 9781554514854, 48pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2013

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

A dynamic visual snapshot of North America's first peoples. Packed with exciting infographics that capture the history and culture of Native Americans in the U.S. and Canada, this compact and innovative approach decodes information simply and clearly. Using highly colorful, vibrant layouts including maps, pictographs, charts, and timelines, the book builds understanding with answers to questions such as: - How did the first humans come to America? - How did the arrival of European settlers affect Native American populations? - What are some issues Native Americans face today? Designed to quickly engage readers, The Big Picture: Native Americans is an appealing, accessible entry point into a vast and multifaceted topic.


About the Author

S.N. Paleja has appeared as an actor in film, television, and theater. This is his first book for children; he also recently completed an adult novel. Kevin Loring is a writer and actor whose play "Where the Blood Mixes" won the prestigious Canadian Governor General's Literary Award for Drama in 2009. Kevin is a member of the Nlaka'Pamux First Nation in British Columbia, and currently lives in Vancouver.