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The sun and the moon  Cover Image Book Book

The sun and the moon

Aleck, Celestine (author.). Good, Joel, (illustrator.).

Summary: In this Coast Salish story, to help make their chidren happy, the sun and the moon make the difficult choice to part from each other. The Creater allows them to visit only at the time of an eclipse and at sunrise and sunset. The great love between the sun and the moon can be seen in the beauty of those times.--summary from back cover.

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  • ISBN: 9781771741262
  • Physical Description: 16 pages : color illustrations ; 23cm.
  • Publisher: Nanaimo, BC : Strong Nations Publishing Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
The traditional territory of the Coast Salish Nation includes the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada, and Washington State.
Strong Stories.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Grade level: 1, 2, k, p.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Celestine Aleck, Sahiltiniye descends from Snuneymuxw First Nation.
Cole Good descends from Snuneymuxw territory.
Subject: Coast Salish Indians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
Reading (Primary)
Readers (Primary)
First Nations
Moon -- Juvenile literature
Sun -- Juvenile literature
High interest-low vocabulary books
Indians of North America -- Washington (State) -- Juvenile literature
Readers for new literates
Coast Salish Indians -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island -- History
Coast Salish Indians
Native peoples -- Canada
Solar system -- Juvenile literature
Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Juvenile literature
Curriculum Lab.
Native peoples -- Canada
Topic Heading: Black, Indigenous and people of color
First Nations
Salish peoples
Coast Salish

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Decoda Literacy Library 398.209711 A44s 2016 (Text) 35410000060988 General Collection Volume hold Available -

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