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December 8, 2020 at 4:26 pm #10265Amy EisensteinGuest
A Tall Tale from the Far North
by Michael Bania
- Release date: April 1, 2004
- Genres: childrens, cultural, animals, food, family
- Language: english
- Author: Michael Bania
- ISBN: 9780882405841 (0882405845)
- Format: paperback, 32 pages
- Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books
- Awards: Wanda Gág Read Aloud Book Award Nominee (2005)
About The Book
On a beautiful Arctic morning, Kumak looks out the window of his house at the sun rising over the frozen river. “Ahhh, spring,” says Kumak to his family. “The days are long, the nights are short, and the ice is still hard. Good day for fish.” Eager to give Uncle Aglu’s amazing hooking stick a try, Kumak packs up his family and heads out to go ice fishing. “Good day for fish!” they all agree. Hapless Kumac is the only one in his family without fish until the tug at the other end of his line incites a mighty battle. A clever ending reveals that the whale-sized fish that Kumak imagined was actually a line of small fish in tug o’ war position. Kumak reigns, and there’s plenty for everybody. Authentic details throughout the playful art and text, as well as endnotes on Inupiat fishing, provide young readers with a fascinating window into another culture in this follow up to KUMAK’S HOUSE a 2003 Children’s Book Council Notable Trade Book in Social Studies.
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