How the Stars Fell into the Sky



How the Stars Fell into the Sky This retelling of a Navajo folktale explains how First Woman tried to write the laws of the land using stars in the sky, only to be thwarted by the trickster Coyote. Download How the Stars Fell into the Sky – bluevapours.co.uk

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Features Jerrie Oughton ☆ How the Stars Fell into the Sky  ✓ college ✓ Book – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • How the Stars Fell into the Sky
  • Jerrie Oughton
  • English
  • 21 March 2017
  • 0395779383

10 thoughts on “How the Stars Fell into the Sky

  1. Samantha says:

    Jerrie Oughton s picture book How the Stars Fell into the Sky retells the traditional Navajo legend which explains why the stars and life are disorganized and chaotic First Woman wants to write the laws for people to follow in a way all can see First Man suggests she write them with her jewels in the night sky Coyote, a traditional Native American trickster character, offers to help Coyote becomes bored with the project and gathers the remaining jewels and flings them into the sky, clouding Jerrie Oughton s picture book How the Stars Fell into the Sky retells the traditional Navajo legend which explains why the stars and life are disorganized and chaotic First Woman wants to write the laws for people to follow in a way all can see First Man suggests she write them with her jewels in the night sky Coyote, a t...

  2. Amanda Hively says:

    This is a cute book for a story about how the stars fell in the sky the way they did It also shows multicultural aspects since it is based on a Navajo legend This would be a good book for students learning about different cultures and their stories I...

  3. Jennifer says:

    This Navajo legend captivated me with its simplicity It is well illustrated simply worded, but in the pattern of typical Native American folklore, has deeply rooted implications This beautiful explanation of ...

  4. Grace Roberts says:

    everyone is confused because bullshit mother fucker coyote threw all the stars way to go COYOTE ugh

  5. Marisa Taddei says:

    Book Title How the Stars Fell into the Sky A Navajo LegendAuthor Jerrie OughtonIllustrator Jerrie OughtonGenre LegendTheme s Navajo Legend, CreationOpening line sentence When the pulse of the first day carried it to the rim of night, First Woman said to First Man, The people need to know the laws To help them, we must write the laws for all to see Brief Book Summary This legend tells the story of how the stars fell into the sky The First Woman planne...

  6. Nick Somsavanh says:

    FOLKTALE How the Stars Fell into the Sky A Navajo Legend 1992 , written by Jerrie Oughton and illustrated by Lisa Desimini, is a picture book that is a retelling of a Navajo folktale about the origin story of the stars in the night sky On the First Night on Earth, the First Woman tells the First Man that the people need to learn the rules of the world and as such, she decides it best to write the laws with stars placed in specific order in the night sky While working on her task, a Coyote a FOLKTALE How the Stars Fell into the Sk...

  7. Jecenia Vera says:

    Navajo Myth Legend Related Motif Sacrifice Oughten, Jerrie and Lisa Desimini How the Stars Fell into the Sky 1992 This is a story about how the stars in the night sky came to be First Woman and First Man oversee the people of the land They decide that the people need to know the laws First woman decides to sacrifice her jewels and use them to write the laws across the sky to be seen each evening She began the painstaking process of filling up the night sky when the trickster coyote join Navajo Myth Legend Related Motif Sacrifice Oughten, Jerrie and Lisa Desimini How the Stars Fell into the Sky 1992 This is a story about how the stars in the night sky came to be First Woman and First Man oversee the people of the land They decide that the people need to know the laws First woman decides to sacrifice her jewels and use them to write the laws across the sky to be seen each evening She began the painstaking process of filling up the night sky when the trickster coyote joins her and offers her help First Woman explains to Coyote that it must follow an exact path and that she is willing to sacrifice her time, as long as it takes As the night goes along coyote becomes restless and impatient he flings all the jewels into the sky in disarray This action leads to the notion that the world is sometimes in disarr...

  8. Stacie says:

    Wonderfully told Navajo myth of the early days of creation with the snake to eve replaced by the trickster coyote Gorgeous illustrations too.

  9. Sarajo Mance says:

    This book would be ideal for a lesson focusing on different origin stories It will also add that multicultural aspect to your classroom, since it is a Navajo legend The illustrations are beautiful and definitely adds to the content My only issue with this book is how it ends abruptly.

  10. Leigh Sabinsky says:

    Title How the Stars Fell into the SkyAuthor Jerrie OughtonIllustrator Lisa Desimini Genre LegendTheme s Stars, Animals, Creation Opening line sentence When the pulse of the first day carried it to the rim of the night, first woman said to first man, that people need to know the laws.Brief Book Summary This book is about the First Woman creating laws for the people of the land out of stars in the night sky Coyote offers to help, but impatiently spreads a blanket of stars all over the pla Title How the Stars Fell into the SkyAuthor Jerrie OughtonIllustrator Lisa Desimini Genre LegendTheme s Stars, Animals, Creation Opening line sentence When the pulse of the first day carried it to the rim of the night, first woman said to first man, that people need to know the laws.Brief Book Summary This book is about the First Woman creating laws for the people of the land out of stars in the night sky Coyote offers to help, but impatiently spreads a blanket of stars all over the place, ruining First Woman s careful patterns Professional Recommendation Review 1 Publishers Weekly Publisher s Weekly According to the Navajos, the jumble of stars in the night sky reflects t...

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