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The authors combine factual information on both astronomy and Native American culture with authentic tales and myths about constellations told by many American Indian tribes.
By Jean Guard Monroe (compiler), Edgar Stewart (illustrator) and Ray A. Williamson (compiler)

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9780618809127 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, July 9, 2007), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The authors combine factual information on both astronomy and Native American culture with authentic tales and myths about constellations told by many American Indian tribes.

Prebinding:

9781439592496 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $17.95
9781417791149 | Turtleback Books, June 1, 2007, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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The authors combine factual information on both astronomy and native American culture with authentic tales and myths about constellations told by many American Indian tribes

Hardcover:

9780395399705 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1987, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of legends about the stars from various North American Indian cultures, including explanations of the Milky Way and constellations such as the Big Dipper.

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Product Description: We live in an era of exploding scientific knowledge about the universe, and our place and future within it. Much of this new knowledge conflicts with earlier wisdom, and some has frightening implications. Cosmic evolution, space exploration, the search for extraterrestrial life, and concerns about humanity's future prompt us to seek new answers to old existential questions...read more

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9781845452865 | Berghahn Books, April 1, 2007, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: We live in an era of exploding scientific knowledge about the universe, and our place and future within it.

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Retells seven Native American legends involving the sky and the stars, from seven different tribes scattered across North America, including the Salish, Onondaga, and Cherokee.

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9780887767593 | Tundra Books, October 10, 2006, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Retells seven Native American legends involving the sky and the stars, from seven different tribes scattered across North America, including the Salish, Onondaga, and Cherokee.

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Product Description: The starry night sky has always filled us with wonder. Down through the ages we have looked to the skies and have seen images of our heroes, gods, and monsters. Storytellers have illustrated their mythologies and legends with it, passing on to future generations the customs of their people...read more

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9781425922016 | Authorhouse, April 30, 2006, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The starry night sky has always filled us with wonder.

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When they fall in love and cast aside their responsibilities, Kyonu, a farmer, and Jingnyo, a weaver, are separated by the king of the starry realm who will only let them meet in the Milky Way once a year, but when that time comes, they must overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.

Hardcover:

9780888996725 | Groundwood Books, August 10, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The king of the starry realm separates a farmer and a weaver who are in love, but allows them to meet on the seventh day of the seventh month of every year, and when they must part at the end of the day, it rains their tears.

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Product Description: Generations of readers, stargazers, and fireside dreamers have delighted in this guide to the myths and legends surrounding the stars and constellations. Originally published in 1911, William Tyler Olcott's beloved classic offers captivating retellings of ancient celestial lore from around the world...read more

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9780486435817 | Dover Pubns, June 11, 2004, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Generations of readers, stargazers, and fireside dreamers have delighted in this guide to the myths and legends surrounding the stars and constellations.

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Accompanied by vibrant artwork, a breathtaking collection of fifteen myths from different cultures details the shapes and forms of the sun, moon, and stars against the night sky, from a string of money and a bride's crown of flowers to a circle of chiefs sitting at a powwow. (view table of contents)

School and Library:

9780689830150 | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 2001, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Contains fifteen stories about the sun, the moon, and the stars from different cultures and countries, including the North American Indian, ancient Greece and Rome, France, Australia, and Spain.

A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the 'Lost Children,' or Pleiades

Prebinding:

9780613082778 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the 'Lost Children,' or Pleiades

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Collects nine stories from differenct cultures, including the Incas, Aztecs, and Chinese, about the sun, moon, and stars.
By Amanda Hall (illustrator) and James Riordan

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9781862052024 | Pavilion, September 1, 1999, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Collects nine stories from differenct cultures, including the Incas, Aztecs, and Chinese, about the sun, moon, and stars.

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Product Description: Our most popular fairy tales and nursery rhymes are based on ancient myths about the sun, the moon, solar and lunar eclipses, and summer and winter solstices. These myths span the globe and are thousands of years old, even dating to the late Ice Age and before...read more

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9780966707618 | Golden Egg Books, February 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Our most popular fairy tales and nursery rhymes are based on ancient myths about the sun, the moon, solar and lunar eclipses, and summer and winter solstices.

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A tale based on a Blackfoot myth finds six orphaned brothers, neglected by their people and taunted by peers, abandoning the earth for the Above World, where they become the constellation known as the Pleiades. Reprint. K. SLJ.

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9780689819995 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, June 1, 1998), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the 'Lost Children,' or Pleiades

School and Library:

9780027365559 | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 1993, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the 'Lost Children,' or Pleiades

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9780606135825 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, June 1, 1998), cover price $15.85 | About this edition: A Blackfoot Indian legend in which six neglected orphaned brothers decide to go to the Above World where they become the constellation of the 'Lost Children,' or Pleiades

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Sixteen legends of the constellations and how they got their names, taken from such varied sources as ancient Greece, Babylon, Egypt, Sumeria, the Bible, Norway, the Balkans, Indonesia, and the American Indians.

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9780374329105 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1980, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of tales from all over the world features legends and myths concerning the stars and planets, with full-color illustrations depicting major figures and showing their position in the night sky

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9780374429270 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 1, 1996, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A collection of tales from all over the world features legends and myths concerning the stars and planets

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Sixteen legends of the constellations and how they got their names, taken from such varied sources as ancient Greece, Babylon, Egypt, Sumeria, the Bible, Norway, the Balkans, Indonesia, and the American Indians.
By Monika Beisner (illustrator)

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9780606094009 | Demco Media, March 1, 1996, cover price $14.77 | About this edition: A collection of tales from all over the world features legends and myths concerning the stars and planets

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The gift of happiness, given to Pancho as a boy when he rescues a fallen star in the Christmas procession, allows him, years later, to convert an old clay pot into a magical pinata to cheer the whole Mexican village.
By Stefan Czernecki (illustrator) and Timothy Rhodes

Library:

9781562822781 | Hyperion, September 1, 1992, cover price $15.49 | About this edition: On Christmas Eve Pancho rescues a star from a cactus and receives the gift of happiness

A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky, with a brief explanation of the origin of each story

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9780802773456 | Reprint edition (Walker & Co, February 1, 1991), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky, with a brief explanation of the origin of each story

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A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky

Paperback:

9780802773470 | Reprint edition (Walker & Co, February 1, 1991), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky

Reinforced:

9780606047517 | Demco Media, February 1, 1991, cover price $12.20 | About this edition: A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky

Retells the Chinese legend of the Weaver Princess who came down from heaven to marry a mortal, a love story represented in the stars of the Milky Way.

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9780805013610 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1990), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: In this ancient Chinese folktale the weaver princess leaves her home in the heavens to discover the source of the beautiful music rising from the Earth

School and Library:

9780805002171 | Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1982, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In this ancient Chinese folktale the weaver princess leaves her home in the heavens to discover the source of the beautiful music rising from the Earth

Reinforced:

9780606044653 | Demco Media, April 1, 1990, cover price $12.20 | About this edition: In this ancient Chinese folktale the weaver princess leaves her home in the heavens to discover the source of the beautiful music rising from the Earth

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Although banished to opposite sides of the Milky Way, the princess weaver and the herdsman reunite each year on the seventh day of the seventh month
By Tom Birdseye and Ju-Hong Chen (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823407903 | Holiday House, February 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Although banished to opposite sides of the Milky Way, the princess weaver and the herdsman reunite each year on the seventh day of the seventh month

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After suffering from misfortune and being mistreated by the people of their tribe, Gidja and his wife and daughter become the moon, the Morning Star, and the Evening Star

Library:

9781555329488 | Gareth Stevens Pub, September 1, 1988, cover price $17.27 | About this edition: After suffering from misfortune and being mistreated by the people of their tribe, Gidja and his wife and daughter become the moon, the Morning Star, and the Evening Star

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Product Description: The New Patterns in the Sky, a modern classic in the literature of star lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars...read more

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9780939923106 | McDonald & Woodward Pub Co, June 1, 1988, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The New Patterns in the Sky, a modern classic in the literature of star lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars.

Paperback:

9780939923045, titled "The New Patterns in the Sky: Myths and Legends of the Stars" | McDonald & Woodward Pub Co, March 1, 1988, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Provides astronomical data on the constellations and relates myths and legends associated with each one.

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A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky, with a brief explanation of the origin of each story

Hardcover:

9780802766724 | Walker & Co, April 1, 1987, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky, with a brief explanation of the origin of each story

Library:

9780802766731 | Walker & Co, April 1, 1987, cover price $13.85 | About this edition: A collection of Indian legends about the stars, moon, and nighttime sky, with a brief explanation of the origin of each story

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