WorldCat Identities

Shemie, Bonnie 1949-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 153 publications in 3 languages and 5,756 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bonnie Shemie
Houses of bark : tipi, wigwam and longhouse : by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Northwest Territories of Canada as far southeast as Virginia in the United States, tree bark became indispensable to the everyday life of Native peoples. Simple to cut, light to carry, easy to work with, it was used for food, containers, clothing, and canoes. But nothing showed their skill, inventiveness, and ingenuity of the woodland Indians as dramatically as the ways bark was used to make shelters
Houses of snow, skin and bones by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the fascinating shelters that Native communities in the Far North built, using only materials their environment provided: snow, stone, sod, skin, bones, and any driftwood picked up along the shores. Black-and-white and color drawings show the tools used, and how the snow house, the quarmang, the Alaskan sod-house, and the tent or tupiq were built. And of course, there's information on the classic snow igloo which could be constructed in a few hours for emergency shelter
Houses of hide and earth by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and French and held by 844 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 by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 757 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 )

20 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and French and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the sixth and final book of the 'Native Dwellings' series, readers visit the American Southwest - home to ancient cultures who built homes made of adobe and stone, and a vast road network connecting distant towns" Cf. Our choice, 1996-1997
Mounds of earth and shell by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 631 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. Describes the construction materials and methods used by the mound builders to create different types of ceremonial earthen structures
Building America by Janice Weaver( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 336 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 )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 307 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 147 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 )

8 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Northwest Territories of Canada as far southeast as Virginia in the United States, tree bark became indispensable to the everyday life of Native peoples. Simple to cut, light to carry, easy to work with, it was used for food, containers, clothing, and canoes. But nothing showed their skill, inventiveness, and ingenuity of the woodland Indians as dramatically as the ways bark was used to make shelters
Long claws : an Arctic adventure by James Houston( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 44 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
Maisons de neige, de pierres et d'os : habitations amérindiennes : le Grand Nord by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in French and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the fascinating shelters that Native communities in the Far North built, using only materials their environment provided: snow, stone, sod, skin, bones, and any driftwood picked up along the shores. Black-and-white and color drawings show the tools used, and how the snow house, the quarmang, the Alaskan sod-house, and the tent or tupiq were built. And of course, there's information on the classic snow igloo which could be constructed in a few hours for emergency shelter
Houses of stone and adobe : native dwellings : the Southwest by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the techniques used by the native American peoples to construct houses made out of adobe and stone. Looks at the stone structures of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, Colorado, the many pueblos of the region and explains the significance of the kiva. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
Hus av bark och näver by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Swedish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Northwest Territories of Canada as far southeast as Virginia in the United States, tree bark became indispensable to the everyday life of Native peoples. Simple to cut, light to carry, easy to work with, it was used for food, containers, clothing, and canoes. But nothing showed their skill, inventiveness, and ingenuity of the woodland Indians as dramatically as the ways bark was used to make shelters
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 snö, hudar och ben by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Swedish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the fascinating shelters that Native communities in the Far North built, using only materials their environment provided: snow, stone, sod, skin, bones, and any driftwood picked up along the shores. Black-and-white and color drawings show the tools used, and how the snow house, the quarmang, the Alaskan sod-house, and the tent or tupiq were built. And of course, there's information on the classic snow igloo which could be constructed in a few hours for emergency shelter
Houses of snow, skin and bone : the far north by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

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

Maisons de bois : habitations amérindiennes: côte nord-ouest du Pacifique by Bonnie Shemie( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in French and English and held by 2 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 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Shemie, Bonnie

Languages
English (104)

French (37)

Swedish (4)