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PONEASEQUA, Goddess of the Waters

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 12 Reviews

Book Description
McKenzie Jones is always looking for a place that she can call her own and just be accepted the way she is. To escape the daily rigors of chores and school-especially with all of its homework and stress of fitting in to a place where she was the only one that looked like she did; "Tall, red-brown skin, with dark brown hair and brown eyes." McKenzie often went to a place in her head called the "Pl... More
Book Information
PublisherNaphtali Books
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages136
Publication Date05/01/2009
The Creators
About Stephanie Duckworth-Elliott (Author) : Stephanie Duckworth grew up on Chappaquiddick, a small island off of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Set apart from the mainland and set apart from the mainstream as a member of the Wampanoag Tr... more
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9/2/2011 Teresa Stevens tagged as: I edited

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9/2/2011 Wampum Books said:
Ten-year-old McKenzie Jones stands out from the other kids, and she doesn’t like it one bit. But her boasts about her Wampanoag heritage get her in a spot with her teacher. Now she’ll have to learn all there is to know about being Wampanoag in one weekend—in time to give a presentation to the ... more

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1/6/2010 stephanie duckworth-elliott said:
Stephanie Duckworth-Elliot created a great adventure in a compelling journey through an incredible story portrayed in the life of McKenzie Jones, who was challenged by her teacher to present the history of her Native American culture in front of the entire class. She is a proud, strong woman, who be... more

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