In this Ojibwa retelling of the Cinderella story, a Native American maiden called Sootface, who is mocked and mistreated by her two older sisters, wins a mighty invisible warrior for her husband with her kind and honest heart.
Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, 1994.
|Statement||retold by Robert D. San Souci ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci.|
|Contributions||San Souci, Daniel, ill.|
|LC Classifications||E99.C6 S32 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|ISBN 10||044041363X, 0329052365|
Book Wizard; Sootface An Ojibwa Cinderella Story. By Daniel San Souci, Robert D. San Souci. Grades. O. Although she is mocked and mistreated by her two older sisters, an Indian maiden wins a mighty invisible warrior for her husband with her kind and honest heart. Sootface is an Ojibwa version of the Cinderella tale. She’s made to slave for her two haughty, nasty older sisters and frequently gets soot from the fire on her face. The trial comes when it’s time for her to seek a husband. Unlike Perrault’s Cinderella, Sootface doesn’t want to go to some ball/5(2). Buy a cheap copy of Sootface book by Robert D. San Souci. Once, an Ojibwa man whose wife had died raised three daughters alone. The two older girls were lazy and bad-tempered, and made their youngest sister do all the Free shipping over $/5(5). As you read, be thinking about how the genre, characters, setting, plot, problem, solution, and author's message are alike and different." I additionally post a visual for students to look at, like the picture I've attached for you to see. (See resource file: Sootface Purpose for Reading Poster) Read Sootface: An Ojibwa Native American Story.
Sootface: An Ojibwa Cinderella Story Robert D. San Souci No preview available - Sukey and the Mermaid won the American Library Association's Notable Book citation in , and Cut from the Same Cloth won an Aesop Award from the Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society. Robert San Souci has also written some. The full-page watercolors dramatically convey the natural woodland setting, the jeers of Sootface's sisters and fellow villagers, and the serenity and kindness of the warrior and his sister. Sootface's dazed expression remains rather similar throughout-until the end, when she is transformed by love into a beautiful : Random House Children's Books. Poor Sootface is abused by her two older sisters, who are lazy, bad-tempered and make her do all the work. When a great hunter who is invisible decides to marry, he decrees that only the woman who sees him shall be his bride. Though her sisters ridicule her and all the villagers laugh, Sootface sets off to visit the hunter. Rich, radiant watercolors highlight this retelling of a Native. About Sootface. Once, an Ojibwa man whose wife had died raised three daughters alone. The two older girls were lazy and bad-tempered, and made their youngest sister do all the work. When the flames from the cooking fire singed her hair or burned her skin, they laughed and called her Sootface.
In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. A really interesting spin on the old "Cinderella" format, this book is centered around Native American culture. Sootface is the youngest of her sisters and made to do all the chores and wear rags. Her hair has been burnt short by tending the cooking fires, day after day. The sisters laugh and call her "Sootface"/5(11). Robert D. San Souci () authored more than sixty-five picture books and story collections for young readers, including The Reluctant Dragon, illustrated by John Segal, a retelling of Kenneth Graham"s classic, as well as The Talking Eggs, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, and The Faithful Friend, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, both Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Books. Sootface | Once, an Ojibwa man whose wife had died raised three daughters alone. The two older girls were lazy and bad-tempered, and made their youngest sister do all the work. When the flames from the cooking fire singed her hair or burned her skin, they laughed and called her she worked, Sootface dreamed that one day she would find a : Dragonfly Books.