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Alaska Life
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The Blue Bead
Subsection   Art
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author     Kate Boyan
Illustrator   Kate Boyan
Publisher   K Boyan, 2006
One of the most amazing things about this book is that the illustrations are actually made by beads by the author. The story is about an old trade bead given to a young beadworker.

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Quilt of Dreams
Subsection   Playing in Alaska
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author     Mindy Dwyer
Illustrator   Mindy Dwyer
Publisher   Alaska Northwest Books, 2000
After Katy's grandmother dies, Katy and her mom find the beginnings of a quilt labeled "Kate." Together they solve the mystery of the quilt and capture memories of Gram.
Alaska Native Peoples
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Anna's Athabascan Summer
Subsection   Athabascan
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author   Arnold Griese
Illustrator   Charles Ragins
Publisher   Boyd Mills, 1995
Spend the summer with Anna and her family at their summer fish camp in Interior Alaska..

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Caribou Girl
Subsection   Inupiat
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author     Claire Rudolf Murphy
Illustrator   Linda Russell
Publisher   Roberts Rinehart, 1998
Caribou Girl sets out to find the caribou her family needs to survive.

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A Totem Tale
Subsection   Tlingit
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author     Deb Vanasse
Illustrator   Erik Brooks
Publisher   Sasquatch Books, 2006
Find out when the creatures in a totem pole come to life: beaver, bear, raven, eagle, wolf, and frog. The story behind the pole is a key.

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A Totem Tale
Subsection   Way of Life
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author     Deb Vanasse
Illustrator   Erik Brooks
Publisher   Sasquatch Books, 2006
Find out when the creatures in a totem pole come to life: beaver, bear, raven, eagle, wolf, and frog. The story behind the pole is a key.

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Anna's Athabascan Summer
Subsection   Way of Life
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author   Arnold Griese
Illustrator   Charles Ragins
Publisher   Boyd Mills, 1995
Spend the summer with Anna and her family at their summer fish camp in Interior Alaska..
Friends and Families
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Quilt of Dreams
Subsection   Relationships
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author     Mindy Dwyer
Illustrator   Mindy Dwyer
Publisher   Alaska Northwest Books, 2000
After Katy's grandmother dies, Katy and her mom find the beginnings of a quilt labeled "Kate." Together they solve the mystery of the quilt and capture memories of Gram.
From Alaska's Past
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Benny's Flag
Subsection   Alaska's Flag
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author   Phyllis Krasilovksy
Illustrator   Jim Fowler
Publisher   Roberts Rinehart, 2002
A 13 year-old Aleut boy living at the Jesse Lee Home in Seward wins a statewide contest to design the flag for the new state of Alaska.

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Benny's Flag
Subsection   Famous People
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author   Phyllis Krasilovksy
Illustrator   Jim Fowler
Publisher   Roberts Rinehart, 2002
A 13 year-old Aleut boy living at the Jesse Lee Home in Seward wins a statewide contest to design the flag for the new state of Alaska.
Myth, Legends, and Tall Tales
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Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest
Subsection   How Things Came to Be
Level   Ages 6 to 9
Author   Gerald McDermott
Publisher   Harcourt Brace, 1993
A popular retelling of the classic Tlingit legend of how Raven stole the sun for the people
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