Turtle's Race with Beaver

A Traditional Seneca Story

By Bruchac, Joseph & Bruchac, James & Aruego, Jose & Dewey, Ariane

Publishers Summary:
When Beaver challenges Turtle to a swimming race for ownership of the pond, Turtle outsmarts Beaver, and Beaver learns to share.

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ISBN
978-0-80372-852-3
Publisher
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2003.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2003

PreS-Gr 3 This delightful folktale closely resembles Aesop's "The Tortoise and the Hare." A sweet-looking turtle lives contentedly in a beautiful pond until one spring she emerges from hibernation and discovers that another creature has overrun her domain. Beaver's dam and lodge have changed the pond's ambience very much indeed, but Turtle benevolently offers to share her home with the newcomer. However, impudent Beaver scoffs at the invitation...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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