Fry Bread

Fry Bread

A Native American Family Story

Book - 2019
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Using illustrations that show the diversity in Native America and spare poetic text that emphasizes fry bread in terms of provenance, this volume tells the story of a post-colonial food that is a shared tradition for Native American families all across the North American continent. Includes a recipe and an extensive author note that delves into the social ways, foodways, and politics of America's 573 recognized tribes.
Published: New York :, Roaring Brook Press,, 2019.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781626727465
Branch Call Number: E MAI
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations, color map ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Martinez-Neal, Juana - Illustrator


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Celebrate Native American tradition and try the recipe included.

List - My Read Harder 2020
DBRL_DanaS Dec 27, 2020

Task 13: A food book about a cuisine you’ve never tried before ~~~Also counts for Task 24: A book in any genre by a Native, First Nations, or Indigenous author

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Jun 25, 2020

It's wonderful to see a story depicting Native traditions! I will be making my family's fry bread recipe this weekend! Yum!

Jan 09, 2020

Fry Bread speaks of culture, food, family and friendship. In a poetic format, this story shows tradition and history with all five senses.

Young readers will delight in this story as the verse carries them through the pages showing colorful illustrations with children of all colors helping to make fry bread. Families are also preparing other foods to go along with the meal. Young readers will also learn the importance of fry bread in many different lands and even its history.

Parents, teachers and caregivers can use this book as a tool to teach young readers how to make fry bread with the recipe included in the back pages. This is also a great way to share Native American culture and various items made by its people. Also, in the back pages is a history and telling of all of the elements that are fry bread.

DPLjosie Nov 22, 2019

Beautiful, moving, informative.


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