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A Native American tale of the most precious gift; recommended by:
Noreen Stevens of the Eastern Minnesota ELCA Resource Center.
Hardcover: 32 pages
Reading level: Ages 4-8
The Give Away is the Christmas story told through the perspective of the tradition shared by many Native people, known as "the give-away."
Tell this story to the children and then, afterward, encourage them to make a collage of Jesus in the manager surrounded by all the animals mentioned in the story.
The Native American tradition of the give-away takes a new form in this engaging dialogue between the Whooping Crane, the Snow Goose, Old Beaver, Grandmother Turtle, the Wind, the Ancient One, and the Creator as well as others. Children of all ages will learn that giving is more than just gifting; it is denying oneself so that another may have a better way.
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