By Cynthia Leitich Smith. Hardcover. 28 pgs.
Jingle Dancer tells the story of a young Native American girl of Creek and Ojibway ancestry. She wants very much to dance at the next powwow. Her dilemma is that she doesn’t have Jingles for her dress!
Read the story to find out how Jenna’s family and community help her get Jingles for her dress. You will also enjoy the Author’s Note which discusses contemporary Jingle Dresses and the rituals that surround this Native American dance.
Full color illustrations.
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