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Joseph Bruchac

Readers will learn about the relationships between people and the gardens of Earth, seed preservation, Native diets and meals, natural pest control, and the importance of the Circle of Life.

This beautifully illustrated story tells the Cherokee origin legend of strawberries. Page by page, the fable unfolds with a easy to follow storyline and important accompanying moral- that friendship and respect are as sweet as the taste of ripe, red berries.