WorldCat Identities

Shemie, Bonnie 1949-

Overview
Works: 20 works in 138 publications in 3 languages and 5,977 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E78.E2, 392.360089973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bonnie Shemie
Houses of bark : tipi, wigwam and longhouse : native dwellings : woodland Indians by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the materials, construction, and uses of different kinds of shelters made by various Woodland Indians tribes in northeastern Canada and the United States
Houses of snow, skin and bones : native dwellings: the Far North by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction materials and methods used by the Inuit to build different types of shelters suitable to their environment
Houses of hide and earth : native dwellings : Plains Indians by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the construction materials and methods used by the Plains Indians to build different types of shelters suitable to their environment
Houses of wood : native dwellings : the Northwest Coast by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and French and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Native peoples of the Northwest Coast were blessed with a mild climate, waters teeming with fish, and abundant vegetation, including giant cedars, among the world's tallest and most versatile of trees. With only small handmade tools, these peoples managed to fell the massive trees, transport them back to their villages, build spectacular wooden dwellings, and embellish them with art admired the world over
Houses of adobe : native dwellings : the Southwest by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and French and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the materials, construction, and uses of adobe shelters, including the pueblos and cliff dwellings, made by various Indians in the Four Corners region of the Southwest, and explains the significance of the kiva
Mounds of earth and shell : native sites : the southeast by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the mounds of the Southeast, built by some of the earliest civilizations of North America's Native peoples
Building America by Janice Weaver( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents over sixty buildings that have become a part of America's landscape and discusses their history, who designed them, how they were constructed, and the effects they have had on America's culture
Houses of China by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes these dwellings unique are the ancient beliefs that govern every aspect of a building so that those who dwell there will have good fortune
Building Canada by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, p, e, i, s
Maisons d'écorce : tipi, wigwam et longue maison : habitations amérindiennes : régions boisées du Nord by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long claws : an Arctic adventure by James Houston( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Followed by a huge grizzly bear, an Eskimo brother and sister make a perilous trek across the storm-swept tundra to bring back a frozen caribou to their hungry family
Houses of stone and adobe : native dwellings : the Southwest by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Native dwellings of North America by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hus av bark och näver by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Swedish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houses of adobe and stone;the southwest by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houses of hide and earth : the Plains by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houses of bark : woodland Indians by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hus av bark och näver by Bonnie Shemie( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hus av snö, hudar och ben by Bonnie Shemie( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Native Dwellings of North America, Grades 3 to 6. Teacher's Kit by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This teacher's resource kit is designed to complement the six books in the "Native Dwellings" series and to provide suggestions for a comprehensive curriculum unit. The books describe the shelters created by a pre-20th century groups of Native American peoples. The relationship of weather, geography, and culture is examined and identified as a factor in decisions concerning materials, style, design, and decoration of the structures. Books in the series include: (1) "Houses of Skin and Bones" (Far North); (2) "Houses of Bark" (Woodland Indians); (3) "Houses of Hide and Earth" (Plains Indians); (4) "Houses of Wood" (Northwest Coast); (5) "Mounds of Earth and Shell" (Southeast); and (6) "Houses of Adobe" (Southwest). Many of the activities given in this guide can be used with all the books; others are specific to one title. The activities, appropriate for use with students from age 8-12, are organized by book topic and by strand. A glossary, reproducible student sheets, and a reference list, resource materials and useful addresses are provided. (Contains 22 references.) (Mm)
 
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Houses of bark : tipi, wigwam and longhouse : native dwellings : woodland Indians
Alternative Names
Shemie, Bonnie

Languages
English (93)

French (38)

Swedish (6)

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Houses of snow, skin and bones : native dwellings: the Far NorthHouses of hide and earth : native dwellings : Plains IndiansHouses of wood : native dwellings : the Northwest CoastHouses of adobe : native dwellings : the SouthwestMounds of earth and shell : native sites : the southeastBuilding AmericaHouses of ChinaBuilding Canada