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The Story of Blue Elk

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3.5 out of 5
Based on 4 Ratings and 3 Reviews

Book Description
In this traditional Native American tale, a mute boy is spiritually linked to a magnificent elk from the day of the boy's birth. The two are companions until the elk is killed, leaving the boy a precious bequest: its antlers, around which a cedar tree grows. From that wood the boy, now a young man, makes a beautiful flute, on which he plays to woo his true love. Luminous illustrations accompany th... More
Book Information
PublisherClarion Books
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date04/20/1998
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About Gerald Hausman (Author) : Gerald Hausman is a published author, creator, and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Gerald Hausman include The Boy from Nine Miles: The Early Life ... more
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About Kristina Rodanas (Illustrator) : Kristina Rodanas is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Kristina Rodanas include Flamingo Sunset, The Blind Hunter, Yonder Mountain: A ... more
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