Books by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve

CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2005

"All in all an offering that stands alone in its depiction of one segment of the Lewis and Clark journey. (Picture book. 8-10)"
Well known for telling stories from a Native American perspective, Sneve tells one based on an entry straight from the pages of Captain William Clark's journal. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2003

"The satisfying text is not quite enough to redeem the overall package. (Picture book/nonfiction. 7-10)"
Sneve, whose Dancing Tepees (1989) has reached the status of a classic, has here selected 34 wise quotations from various Native-American sources. Read full book review >
THE CHEYENNES by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 1996

"The acknowledgments include bibliographic information. (maps, index) (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-9)"
The Cheyennes ($15.95; Sept. 15, 1996; 32 pp.; 0-8234-1250-4): This entry in the First Americans series (The Hopis, 1995, etc.) follows the fine format established by Sneve and Himler, incorporating cultural facts and historical events under headings: ``Men,'' ``Women,'' ``Children,'' ``Moving West,'' ``Southern Cheyennes,'' ``Northern Cheyennes,'' etc. The jacket painting harks back to images of the ``warrior'' Cheyennes from old movies and TV programs. Read full book review >
THE HOPIS by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 1995

"Maps of the Hopi region and an index round out this lively, accessible work. (Picture book/nonfiction. 8-10)"
A welcome addition to the First Americans Books series by seasoned collaborators (The Sioux, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >
COMPLETING THE CIRCLE by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 31, 1995

"A heartfelt account of Indian history and tradition by a masterful storyteller."
A poignant though too brief memoir by a prominent Native American author of young-adult fiction. Read full book review >
THE SIOUX by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 1993

"The First Americans''). (Nonfiction/Picture book. 7-10)"
Beginning with a Dakota creation myth, a bare-bones introduction to the history and culture of the Sioux tribes, unfortunately so compressed as to be unclear without prior knowledge. Read full book review >