Published on December 12, 2012 by Carol
Author: Stacy Elizabeth Hall
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Editor: Mary Miles
Illustrator: Jannette Vanderhoop
The Legend of Katama, The Creation Story of Dolphins, A Wampanoag Legend of Martha s Vineyard, is the beautiful presentation of a Native American creation story. Vibrantly illustrated by a promising, young Wampanoag artist, it is the story of young woman, who through following her heart and listening to her dreams, makes difficult and courageous decisions which bring peace to the Wampanoag Nation. The book includes a fascinating forward by a Wampanoag tribal storyteller. Suitable for readers in fourth grade and up, it is truly a tale for all ages. The colorful illustrations, which beautifully depict Martha’s Vineyard Island, make the book an excellent read-aloud for younger children as well. Perfect for use in the classroom, or as a bedtime story, the Legend of Katama makes the perfect gift to any treasured child!