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3 edition of Blue Jay Girl found in the catalog.

Blue Jay Girl

Sylvia Ross

Blue Jay Girl

by Sylvia Ross

  • 23 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Heyday Books in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English


About the Edition

In long-ago California in the area populated by the various tribes of the Yokuts group, a young Yaudanchi girl who is troubled because of her impetuous nature turns to the tribe"s shaman for advice on how to be less like a blue jay and more like a quail. Includes a glossary and facts about the Indians of the Tule River Indian Reservation.

Edition Notes

StatementSylvia Ross
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.R7199125 Bl 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487439M
ISBN 109781597141277
LC Control Number2009028122
OCLC/WorldCa433548638

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Blue Jay Girl by Sylvia Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

Written and illustrated by the author of Lion Singer, Blue Jay Girl is an empowering and heartwarming tale that can be appreciated by children and adults : Sylvia Ross. “Blue Jay Girl had a good family who loved her, and a little dog of her own. He was called Kiyu.

Until now, her life had always pleased her. But today she was the very saddest girl in the village.” This small children’s book is a great addition to Native American folk literature.

While the other girls are learning to make baskets in the safety of the village, she roams through the woods to climb the tallest trees and explore the deepest caves. Blue Jay Girl tells the story of how she lived and what she came to learn. The Yaudanchi are part of California's Yokuts tribes, native to the San Joaquin Valley.5/5(1).

In a leisurely, storytelling fashion, the narrator describes Blue Jay Girl's dawning recognition of her outsider status and the events that led up to it. Being bold, like a blue jay, she takes actions that solve her problem, visiting the tribal spiritual leader and then returning regularly to care for and learn from his aging wife, the medicine : Sylvia Ross.

Blue Jay Girl hopes she might change her bold blue jay spirit into that of the careful quail. But with the help of her mother and an elderly healer couple revered for their wisdom, Blue Jay Girl learns how to reign in the power of her spirit to benefit not only herself, but those around her.

Sylvia Ross is the author of Blue Jay Girl ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Lion Singer ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, pu /5. If you're looking for a great book to dive into that you can't put down, then look no further.

The Blue Jay is a wonderful story that will warm your heart, give you hope, and make you want to keep turning the pages. The main character, Josie, is very inspiring.

From a young age, she was somewhat forced into becoming independent and determined/5(49). The blue jay book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

A poem about how a young girl befriends a blue jay/5. The Blue Jay's Dance is full of poetic descriptions that are so powerful you feel like you are there with the author, watching through her eyes. This book changed the way I see the world, my children and myself.

I highly recommend Louise Erdrich. Her books are meticulously researched and written from more than one point of view/5(20). This book was easy for my students to use as research for a report they wanted to do on the blue jays they had been seeing outside of our windows in the bird feeders.

The first book came damaged but was quickly replaced in time for the children to get their reports done. Read more.5/5(3). Blue above and white below, with a prominent crest and a bold black necklace. The wings and tail are barred with black, and it has a bold white wingbar. Large white tail corners are prominent in flight, along with a black necklace and white underparts.

Blue Jays often come to feeders where they eat many types of seeds, especially sunflower. The adult characters listen to Blue Jay Girl’s troubles and respond, not with ready-made solutions, but with words of love that make room for a child’s important questions.

Illustrated by the author with bright paintings, the book also includes a pronunciation guide, a glossary of Yaudanchi words, and a brief description of tribal history for adults and good readers.5/5.

Blue jays build a nest on a 3rd floor New York City balcony. The author/photographer took photos as the birds grew. While it is a nice story with photographic illustrations, the author really didn't do a lot of research or provide any science facts for young readers and listeners/5.

Mailing Address Capital Gallery SuiteMRC: P.O. Box Washington, DC Fax: The Blue Jay is a very beautiful book that really touched my heart. I am usually not one to pick up and enjoy a book with realistic qualities but this one had a very captivating story and read very quickly. Although I did not experience a situation similar to this, I felt like I 4/5.

Blue Jay Girl. [Sylvia Ross] -- In long-ago California in the area populated by the various tribes of the Yokuts group, a young Yaudanchi girl who is troubled because of her impetuous nature turns to the tribe's shaman for advice.

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In the branches of the fir tree outside their classroom, two blue jays build their nest. Shortly after the nest is completed, the female blue jay lays her eggs. The male brings her all kinds of food-an acorn, a worm, even a piece of a cookie!5/5(5). Foreword Review PICTURE BOOKS Blue Jay Girl Sylvia Ross Heyday Books (April ) $ (48pp) Blue Jay Girl, a Yaudanchi girl, was not ordinary.

“She was a girl who went where she wanted to go. She did what she wanted to do. She was afraid of nothing,” Ross writes. By the time she has lived through nine acorn seasons, her. The Blue Jays and Rays are squaring off in the "MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube," streaming exclusively here and on YouTube.

"I think I'm naturally born to be a leader," said Kevin Pillar, who is the longest tenured player on a youthful squad. New jerseys are here. This will be a milestone year in which all of MLB’s 30 teams will. Blue jays are natural forest dwellers, but they are also highly adaptable and intelligent birds.

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