Bluebonnet Girl

Bluebonnet Girl

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Baker & Taylor
Retells the Comanche legend about the origins of the bluebonnet, in which a young girl's sacrifice of her beloved doll brings much-needed rain to her people along with a prairie full of blue flowers.

McMillan Palgrave
A dramatic retelling of a Comanche legend of how Texas became known as the blue bonnet state.

"Come every spring
the bluebonnets cling
to prairies the showers renew.
Come, gather near,
settle down, and you’ll hear
of how the first bluebonnets grew."

This beautiful Comanche legend of how a young girl sacrifices her most precious possession, even as the bravest men refuse, to save her land and people from a terrible drought, is retold here in dramatic verse and striking full-color paintings.


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A dramatic retelling of a Comanche legend of how Texas became known as the blue bonnet state. "Come every spring the bluebonnets cling to prairies the showers renew. Come, gather near, settle down, and you’ll hear of how the first bluebonnets grew." This beautiful Comanche legend of how a young girl sacrifices her most precious possession, even as the bravest men refuse, to save her land and people from a terrible drought, is retold here in dramatic verse and striking full-color paintings.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805065732
0805065733
Characteristics: 40 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Kiesler, Kate - Illustrator

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