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Bleeker, Sonia

Overview
Works: 71 works in 265 publications in 3 languages and 12,933 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Archives  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.B617, 970.3
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Most widely held works about Sonia Bleeker
 
Most widely held works by Sonia Bleeker
The Cherokee; Indians of the mountains by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1972 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indians of the Great Smokies and the Cumberland Plateau are portrayed through the details of their daily life, their attitudes, their legends and their history. The final chapters tell of Sequoya's attempts to unite the Cherokee in the face of the white advance
The Chippewa Indians, rice gatherers of the Great Lakes by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional story in which the nomadic life, customs, beliefs, history and ceremonies of the Chippewa Indians are described. The final chapter discusses the Chippewa of today
The Sioux Indians; hunters and warriors of the plains by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life of the Sioux revolved around the buffalo, for they used every bit of it from its horns to its tail. They also valued horses and raided other tribes for them ... When the buffalo was abundant, the Sioux were a mighty nation. Then white settlers began to encroach upon their lands. Although the people tried to restore their strength with the awesome Sun Dance, this once-proud tribe became a shattered remnant."
The Navajo : herders, weavers, and silversmiths by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slim Runner lived in a new hogan. When he was ill with fever his parents took him to the hospital. He stayed there to recover from tuberculosis. He drew pictures with crayon and eventually with water color. When he returned home he learned to work with silver
The Apache Indians : raiders of the Southwest by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1967 in English and Swedish and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the daily life, the settlements, customs, wars, training of Apache boys and girls, history of the tribe and of its famous leaders. Grades 5-7
The Aztec Indians of Mexico by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the daily life, education and training, religions, customs, ceremonies and history of the ancient Aztec empire and its destruction by the Spanish. Concluding chapter deals with present-day Aztecs
Indians of the longhouse : the story of the Iroquois by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

12 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and Swedish and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iroquois are examined in detail, and the chapters relate to their food, costume, weapons, government, holidays, and festivals
The Seminole Indians by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a brief tribal history, describes Seminole Indian life in villages in the Everglades in the past and changes that have come in modern times
The Inca, Indians of the Andes by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the civilization of the Inca Empire which flourished for one hundred years before the Spanish conquerors destroyed it
The Pueblo Indians, farmers of the Rio Grande by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1979 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Hawk, living in a time before the white men came, is the chief's son and it is around him that the activities of the small Rio Grande pueblo swing. But there is news of the first Spanards' approach and the last chapters are a telescoped history of the tragedy of conquest and present day pueblo life
The Delaware Indians; eastern fishermen and farmers by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional story in which the life, customs, beliefs, history and ceremonies of the Delaware Indians are described. The final chapter discusses the Delaware of today
The Crow Indians : hunters of the northern plains by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The customs, legends and history of the Crow Indians, who hunted the buffalo for food, clothing, utensils and fuel
The Maya : Indians of Central America by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Maya Indians, their early temples, forms of worship, and astronomical calculations
Life and death by Herbert S Zim( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the physical facts, customs, and attitudes surrounding human life and death
The Eskimo ; Arctic hunters and trappers. by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1996 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the home life, methods of hunting and fishing, crafts, games, and folklore of the Eskimo people
Horsemen of the western plateaus; the Nez Perce Indians by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1976 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional story of a Nez Perce boy of the American Northwest. Includes an account of Nez Perce history, daily life, customs, rituals, legends, hunting, and horsemanship, and the effect of the white man
The Masai, herders of East Africa by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, customs, ceremonies, religion, daily life and child training of the nomadic Masai of Africa
The Pygmies : Africans of the Congo Forest by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the customs and way of life of the Pygmy peoples, especially the Mbuti tribe, in the rainforest of the northeast Congo
The sea hunters : Indians of the Northwest Coast by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

6 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Northwest Coast Indians were not farmers. Their whole existence depended on the creatures of the sea. The men were fierce fighters in their wars with other tribes, but first of all they had to be skilled fisherman and hunters."
The mission Indians of California by Sonia Bleeker( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in English and German and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bleeker, S. 1909-1971

Bleeker, Sonnie 1909-1971

Zim, Herbert S. 1909-1971 mrs

Zim, Herbert S., mrs., 1909-1971

Zim, Sonia Beeker 1909-1971

Zim, Sonia Bleeker

Languages
English (151)

Swedish (4)

German (1)