Record Details

Catalog Search

Zinnia : how the corn was saved / written by Patricia Hruby Powell ; illustrated by Kendrick Benally ; translated by Peter A. Thomas ; [edited by Jessie E. Ruffenach].

Powell, Patricia Hruby, 1951- (Author). Benally, Kendrick, (illustrator.). Thomas, Peter, 1951- (Added Author). Ruffenach, Jessie. (Added Author).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE 398.2 POW (Text) 39206019393584 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1893354385 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 31 pages ; 24 x 28 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Flagstaff, Ariz. : Salina Bookshelf, [2003]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
A retelling of the Indian legend which explains why the Navajo always plant a scattering of zinnia flowers among their food crops and respect every spider.
Language Note:
In English and Navajo.
Subject: Navajo Indians > Folklore.
Spiders > Folklore.
Zinnia > Folklore.
Corn > Folklore.
Navajo Indians > Folklore.
Indians of North America > Southwest, New > Folklore.
Folklore > Southwest, New.
Zinnia > Folklore.
Spiders > Folklore.
Navajo language materials > Bilingual.

Additional Resources