Colors of the Navajo
From the Series Colors of the World
The colors of the Navajo include red like the sand paintings used in the Red Antway Ceremony, tan like the sandstone canyons in New Mexico and Arizona, and blue like blue corn bread. Get to know the Navajo in this beautifully illustrated introduction to a culture rich in tradition.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
School Library Journal
“Large cheery oil paintings done in bright hues and with bold strokes reflect the countryside and various aspects of Mexican culture.” —School Library Journal
Author: Emily Abbink
Emily Abbink, a lecturer in American Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, teaches Native American history courses and a class on the California missions. She has written for a number of professional publications and is a member of the Society of American Ethnohistory and the California Mission Studies Association. She lives in Santa Cruz with her husband and children.
Illustrator: Janice Lee Porter
Janice Lee Porter was born and raised in Chicago. She has a BFA in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from California State University, Chico. She is the illustrator of over two dozen children's books and is an art faculty member at Shasta College in Redding, California, where she teaches painting and drawing. She lives in Chico, California.