Books by James Bruchac

RABBIT'S SNOW DANCE by James Bruchac
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 8, 2012

"Kids who are looking forward to a snow day may give Rabbit's chant a try, but hopefully, they will know when to stop. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A long-tailed rabbit who wants a nibble of the highest, tastiest leaves uses his special snow song in the summertime, despite the protests of the other animals. Read full book review >
RACCOON’S LAST RACE by Joseph Bruchac
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Readers will hope this foursome keeps on rolling. (Picture book/folktale. 4-7)"
Azban the Raccoon is a favorite Abenaki trickster and this father-and-son storytelling pair creates a lively, clever, and authentic version of his story. Read full book review >
TURTLE’S RACE WITH BEAVER by Joseph Bruchac
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Each animal bursts with personality in this sure winner. (Picture book/folklore. 5-9)"
In the spirit of the traditional "Hare and the Tortoise," the Bruchacs retell a Seneca tale. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"A winner. (Picture book/folktale. 4-8)"
Noted storyteller Bruchac (Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First Thanksgiving, p. 1498, etc.) teams up with his son, James (Native American Games and Stories, not reviewed) to present a pourquoi tale from the East Coast Native American tradition. Read full book review >