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Begay, Shonto

Overview
Works: 36 works in 63 publications in 2 languages and 7,576 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Juvenile works  History  Poetry  Fiction  Legends  Big books 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Speaker
Classifications: E99.N3, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Shonto Begay
 
Most widely held works by Shonto Begay
The mud pony : a traditional Skidi Pawnee tale by Caron Lee Cohen( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor boy becomes a powerful leader when Mother Earth turns his mud pony into a real one, but after the pony turns back to mud, he must find his own strength
The magic of Spider Woman by Lois Duncan( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Navajo tale of how a stubborn girl learns from the Spider Woman how to keep life in balance by respecting its boundaries. This is the story of Wandering Girl, who came to be known as Weaving Woman, and of the terrible thing that happened to her when she stubbornly disobeyed Spider Woman and lost the needed balance in her life
Navajo : visions and voices across the Mesa by Shonto Begay( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of twenty poems accompanied by as many strongly executed, full color paintings of mountains, plateaus, deserts, and wildlife from the American Southwest and of the Native people who live there. Book begins with spiritual elements, moves on to told stories, Begay's memories, members of the community, and rituals, and ends with hope for an early spring. Throughout there is a sense of striving to balance the old ways and beliefs with the intrusive outer world and to protect the earth, which is regarded as sacred
Navajo long walk : the tragic story of a proud people's forced march from their homeland by Joseph Bruchac( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how, in the 1860s, U.S. soldiers forced thousands of Navajos to march to a desolate reservation four hundred miles from their homeland, only to have hundreds die along the way and the rest find unspeakable living conditions at their destination
Ma'ii and cousin Horned Toad : a traditional Navajo story by Shonto Begay( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, conniving coyote habitually takes advantage of his animal cousins until his cousin, Horned Toad, teaches him a lesson he never forgets
Soldier sister, fly home by Bo Flood( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half-Navajo, half-white sisters Tess and Gaby are separated when Gaby drops out of college to join the army. Now as Gaby is deployed to Iraq, she asks Tess to care for Blue, the spirited horse that Tess dislikes. Tess struggles with her identity and with missing her sister, and she decides to spend the summer with her grandmother at sheep camp where tragedy strikes
The boy who dreamed of an acorn by Leigh Casler( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first disappointed that his mountain quest has only given him a dream of a tiny acorn, a young boy comes to recognize that his position in his tribe is as strong as the tree that grows from the acorn
Alice Yazzie's year by Ramona Maher( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes each month of a year in the life of an eleven-year-old Navajo girl, Alice Yazzie, from January, Yas Nilt'ees, to December, Nilch'itsoh
Collective Willeto : the visionary carvings of a Navajo artist by Charlie Willeto( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Displays the unusual carvings of animal and human figures by the Navajo medicine man turned folk artist, whose work helped move Navajo art to the forefront of American art, accompanied by four appreciations of his life and art by prominent art educators
The native American book of knowledge by Gabriel Horn( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the origins of the Native Americans and profiles key figures in the Americas before Columbus, including Deganawida, Hyonwatha, and others who have had a mystical and spiritual impact on The People
The native American book of life by Gabriel Horn( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the Native Americans' life with the European settlers after Columbus and their attempt to retain their culture and traditions in a changing, modern world
The native American book of change by Gabriel Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third in a four-volume series on Native Americans focuses on their attempts over the centuries to retain their culture in the face of a changing world
The native American book of wisdom by Gabriel Horn( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories focusing on the spiritual and medicine man traditions of the Native American
Ma'ii and cousin Horned Toad by Shonto Begay( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, conniving coyote take advantage of all his animal cousins until a horned toad teaches him a lesson he never forgets
Native people, native ways series by Gabriel Horn( Book )

in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camila and the Clay-Old-Woman by Mary Cappellini( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strawberry pop and soda crackers by Shonto Begay( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camila y la Anciana-del-Barro by Mary Cappellini( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mud pony by Caron Lee Cohen( Recording )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor boy becomes a powerful leader when Mother Earth turns his mud pony into a real one, but after the pony turns back to mud, he must find his own strength
The mud pony : a traditional Skidi Pawnee tale by Caron Lee Cohen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor boy becomes a powerful leader when Mother Earth turns his mud pony into a real one, but after the pony turns back to mud, he must find his own strength
 
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Alternative Names
Begay, Shonto W.

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The magic of Spider WomanNavajo : visions and voices across the MesaNavajo long walk : the tragic story of a proud people's forced march from their homelandThe boy who dreamed of an acornAlice Yazzie's yearCollective Willeto : the visionary carvings of a Navajo artistThe native American book of knowledgeThe native American book of life