Shemay: The Bird in the Sugarbush

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During sugaring season with her family, Liza's grandmother tells her the story of how a certain little bird got its sad song.

 

During sugaring season with her family, Liza loves to listen to the birds, but she hears one who sounds unhappy. So her grandmother tells her the story of how this little bird got its sad song. The warmth between child and grandmother are conveyed by both text and illustrations in this excellent beginning reader.

 

 

Author: David Martinson (Ojibwe)

Illustrations: Color illustrations by Carl Gawboy (Ojibwe)

Binding Availability: Paperback

Published: 1975

Tribes/Ethnic Groups: Ojibwe