We Are Grateful - Otsaliheliga

Author(s): Traci Sorell; Frané Lessac (Illustrator)

Picture Books | Local Author/Illustrator

The Cherokee community is grateful for blessings and challenges that each season brings. This is modern Native American life as told by an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

The word otsaliheliga (oh-jah-LEE-hay-lee-gah) is used by members of the Cherokee Nation to express gratitude. Beginning in the fall with the new year and ending in summer, follow a full Cherokee year of celebrations and experiences. Written by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, this look at one group of Native Americans is appended with a glossary and the complete Cherokee syllabary, originally created by Sequoyah.

"A gracious, warm, and loving celebration of community and gratitude"--Kirkus Reviews STARRED REVIEW

"This informative and authentic introduction to a thriving ancestral and ceremonial way of life is perfect for holiday and family sharing"--School Library Journal STARRED REVIEW

"An elegant representation"--Shelf Awareness STARRED REVIEW

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781580897723
  • : Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
  • : Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
  • : September 2018
  • : .4 Inches X 9.81 Inches X 10.81 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 32
  • : Traci Sorell; Frané Lessac (Illustrator)