Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back
by Joseph Bruchac Illustrated by Thomas Locker
Joseph Bruchac's Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux.
- 6, 7, 8
- Interest Level
- Grades 3 - 5
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- Guided Reading
- Tandem Library
- Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables, Poetry, Songs, Verse
About the Author and Illustrator
Joseph Bruchac Joseph Bruchac learned a lot from his grandmother, grandfather, and the local farmers and lumberjacks who gathered in his family's store, but it wasn't until he went to college that he heard Native American stories.