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Lucy's Dance

by Vanasse, Deb

Slagle, Nancy (Ill.)

32 pages, 8.5 x 11

Format: cloth

Price: $16.95


A charming children’s book about the return of traditional dancing to one Yup’ik village, Lucy’s Dance tells the story of a little girl who is determined to help her grandfather demonstrate for the people of the town the beauty and complexity of traditional Yup’ik dancing. Threaded through the story are accounts of Yup’ik arts such as drumming, singing, and storytelling through dance, all brought to life with beautiful, full-color illustrations.

With beautiful artwork from Nancy E. Slagle, Lucy's Dance is a charming read of family, tradition, and the power of them combined to create something truly special.

Midwest Book Review

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