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Painted Skies #2020

Painted Skies A young child learns about the traditional Inuit mythology behind the Aurora Borealis Leslie is new to the Arctic and no one told her there would be so much snow and so many interesting animals to s

  • Title: Painted Skies
  • Author: Carolyn Mallory Amei Zhao
  • ISBN: 9781772270044
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Painted Skies By Carolyn Mallory Amei Zhao, A young child learns about the traditional Inuit mythology behind the Aurora Borealis Leslie is new to the Arctic, and no one told her there would be so much snow, and so many interesting animals to see Along with her new friend, Oolipika, Leslie soon discovers one of the Arctic s most unique and breathtaking natural wonders, the northern lights Having never seen such liA young child learns about the traditional Inuit mythology behind the Aurora Borealis Leslie is new to the Arctic, and no one told her there would be so much snow, and so many interesting animals to see Along with her new friend, Oolipika, Leslie soon discovers one of the Arctic s most unique and breathtaking natural wonders, the northern lights Having never seen such lights before, Leslie is understandably shocked by them Oolipika, on the other hand, knows that the ancient lights are than just colors and that the mischievous, playful spirits that the northern lights hold can be dangerous This contemporary narrative introduces young readers to an Inuit legend about the northern lights, followed by an epilogue that explains the science behind this amazing phenomenon.

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    1. Painted Skies is the story of a young girl s introduction to one of Nature s most spectacular events, the Northern Lights One night, as two friends are playing in the Arctic snow, the sky begins changing colour When the colours swirl and move closer in ribbons across the sky, Leslie, who recently moved to the far North, starts getting nervous Her new friend, Oolipika, reassures her and demonstrates what to do to keep them safe from the playful spirits When Oolipika tells her the Inuit legend and [...]

    2. Beautifully illustrated and well written, this book is a great classroom piece to help introduce Canadian Arctic culture multiculturalism to young kids I love how the legends attached to the northern lights are first presented and then the science explained without allowing one to negate the validity of the other Thinking of buying this one

    3. Interesting I am not a fan of the illustrations but the story is okay Grades K 4 it includes a short explanation of the aurora borealis

    4. When Leslie moves to the Arctic and first sees the night sky she is afraid of the colored spirits Her friend Oolipika explains they are called Aqsarnit, and are the spirits of great grandparents and friends Readers ages five to eight will be dazzled by the bright illustrations and learn the science behind this beautiful phenomenon.

    5. The illustrations are really lovely as one would hope for in a book about the Northern Lights, though it s not just the lights I think are well illustrated in this book.I felt like the story was a little lacking the back cover says, Leslie is new to the Arctic, and no one told her there would be so much snow, and so many interesting things to see Along with her new friend Oolipika , but we re thrown into the story in media res, so we have to infer the backstory though okay, treating your readers [...]

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