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D Is for Drum

A Native American Alphabet

D Is for Drum
Michael Shoulders By (author)
Debbie Shoulders By (author)
Irving Toddy Illustrated by
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Sleeping Bear Press

Limited ***

11.0 X 10.0 in
40 pg

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Alphabet
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / Native American


Southwest Books of the Year 30th Edition--Children's Picks — 2006 — Winner
Teachers' Choice Awards for Children's Books--Learning Magazine — 2008 — Winner


Readers get an A-Z introduction to the customs and cultures of the first people inhabiting the Americas. Topics include Bison, teepees, Kachinas, and dugout canoes inhabiting the Americas.

Author Bio

Michael Shoulders has worked in the field of education for over thirty years. He is the author of several alphabet and counting books. He lives in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Debbie Shoulders has been an educator for many years, and currently teaches computer technology. She also writes a weekly column about new children’s books for her local newspaper.

Irving Toddy, along with his wife and six children call Arizona their home. He is the oldest son of famed Navajo painter, Beatien Yazz. Irving graduated from Utah State University, where he studied painting and illustration. His work is held in collections by both private and institutional collectors, and sold in galleries across the Southwest. He has also illustrated numerous children’s books, book covers, and articles for children’s magazines. Irving was awarded the "Best in Show" prize at the 64th Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial in Gallup, New Mexico.