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Green Snake Ceremony

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • Ethnic - Native American,
  • Family - Multigenerational,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Picturebooks,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesGreyfeather Series
ContributionsKim Doner (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9758160M
ISBN 100613791924
ISBN 109780613791922

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Green Snake book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Briefly describes the physical characteristics and behavior of a green s /5.   In this picture book for the young children a contemporary Shawnee family plans a traditional green snake ceremony to bless four-year-old Mary Greyfeather. When Mary asks, "What's a green snake ceremony?" cousin Tony blurts out, "That's Pages: Ishmael's name was "Green Snake" because of his ability to hide beneath bushes in an advantageous position and be sneaky. He's pleased with the nickname, but his approval shows just how distorted his sense of morality has become. A snake symbolizes something evil and dangerous, like the snake in the Garden of Eden that tempted Adam and Eve to sin. Spike Lee Storms Out of Oscars After ‘Green Book’ Win, Says Academy Made ‘Bad Call’ upset by the announcement and tried to leave the ceremony before the speeches Roberts announced.