Where Did You Get Your Moccasins?

  • Illustrated By: Herman Bekkering
  • Pages:24
  • Publisher:Portage & Main Press
  • Themes:questions and answers, smoked deer hide, beadwork, kids who love, we need diverse books
  • Available:09/30/2016
  • Lexile:AD360L
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:N

When a boy wears his new moccasins to a city school, his classmates want to know all about them. As the boy answers his classmate’s questions, readers learn who Kookum is, where leather comes from, and how leather is traditionally prepared for moccasins. But where did the beads come from?

Share this book with beginning readers to practise the important pre-reading concepts of rhythm and repetition.


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