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The legend of Mackinac Island

by Kathy-jo Wargin

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Published by Sleeping Bear Press in Chelsea, MI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mackinac Island (Mich. : Island),
  • Michigan,
  • Michigan.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Michigan -- Folklore.,
    • Legends -- Michigan.,
    • Indians of North America -- Michigan -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- Michigan.,
    • Mackinac Island (Mich. : Island) -- Folklore.,
    • Mackinac Island (Mich. : Island) -- Folklore.

    • About the Edition

      Retells the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrations by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.
      ContributionsFrankenhuyzen, Gijsbert van, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.M6 W37 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL390366M
      ISBN 101886947120
      LC Control Number98056194
      OCLC/WorldCa40632074

      Must Have for Mackinac Island Book Collectors. Rather a small but charming book! The illustrations alone are worth the price. One of the very few books which accurately describes the true Indian legend of the "birth" of Mackinac Island. A "children's book" technically, but being "over 50" myself, I think this book is appropriate for all ages.5/5(3).   And then there’s the legend, cleverly told in the book The Legend of Mackinac Island (the second book in a series of Great Lakes Legends by Kathy-jo Wargin), which shares that a wise, old turtle named Makinauk told other animals one day that the .

      Read THE LEGEND OF MACKINAC ISLAND of Thirty Indian Legends by Margaret Bemister free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download.   In celebration of the initial release of The Legend of Mackinac Island, a special 10th Anniversary limited edition with a free animated DVD is now available. From the author and illustrator of the children's classic The Legend of Sleeping Bear comes The Legend of Mackinac Island Brand: Sleeping Bear Press.

        This book is based on the Native American legend of how Mackinac island was formed. It says that long ago, when the waters covered the Earth, and the animals lived happily on the water. The wisest, oldest, and largest painted turtle of them all was s: A beautiful tale of the painted turtle Makinauk, his animal friends, and their discovery of new lands and long-lasting friendship. Sleeping Bear Press, Hardcover, 48 pages, 9 x 11 inches.


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The legend of Mackinac Island by Kathy-jo Wargin Download PDF EPUB FB2

In celebration of the initial release of The Legend of Mackinac Island, a special 10th Anniversary limited edition with a free animated DVD is now available.

From the author and illustrator of the children's classic The Legend of Sleeping Bear comes The Legend of Mackinac Island, a tale of the The legend of Mackinac Island book turtle Makinauk, his animal friends, and /5(22).

The Legend of Mackinac Island Hardcover – April 1, by Kathy-jo Wargin (Author), Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 28 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $Cited by: 2. Genre: Traditional Literature Unique Feature: The illustrations of this picture book bring the legend to life. I’ve read other legends such as The Legend of Sleeping Bear, but this was my first time reading The Legend of Mackinac Island and I immediately fell in love with Gijbsbert van Frankenhuyzen’s illustrations from the detailed depiction of Makinauk, the painted turtle to rich sunsets /5.

by Kathy-jo Warginn Illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen Beautifully illustrated story incorporating Indian legends of Mackinac Island. Retells the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island.

Paperback. The Legend of Mackinac Island Kathy-jo Wargin Limited preview - In she won the Children's Choice award for her book, The legend of the Loon. Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen was born in the Netherlands in With his seven brothers and sisters, he grew up exploring nature and his sketch pads were filled with observations from those.

The Legend of Mackinac Island by Kathy-jo Wargin and Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen. 3 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; ; Genre; Fairy Tales / Folklore; Cultural Area; American Indian. Author Dirk Gringhuis recounted the tale in his “Lore of the Great Turtle” book published by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission in Here’s a summary: Legend has it that Sugar Loaf was the dwelling of Gitchi Manitou, the Great Spirit.

But according to the tale retold by Gringhuis. The jewel of the Great Lakes. Enjoy beautiful vistas, shopping, and carriage rides during the day, and watch the city transform at night with its happening music and bar scene. Mackinac Island has something for everyone.

Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau Main Street Mackinac Island, MI () Member Resources. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. The legend of Mackinac Island Item Preview remove-circle the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island Accelerated Reader AR LG Notes.

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The Legend of Mackinac Island by Kathy-Jo Wargin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Legend of Mackinac Island: Kathy-Jo Wargin: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(). Lore of the Great Turtle.

Collection of Native American legends at Mackinac and their significant role in the heritage of this region. from the book: “For countless years Mackinac Island, Michigan was viewed with awe by the Chippewa, Huron, and Ottawa. Get this from a library. The legend of Mackinac Island.

[Kathy-jo Wargin; Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen] -- Retells the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island.

The Legend of Mackinac Island Kathy-jo Wargin (author), Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (illustrator) Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: Sign in to Read Description. A beautiful tale of the painted turtle Makinauk, his animal friends, and their discovery of new lands and long-lasting friendship.

According to Native American legend, Mackinac Island was formed by a giant turtle. Storytellers long ago said that when the world was very young and all the living creatures were wandering over its surface looking for the best place to live, a large number of turtles came to the marshy southern shore of Lake Erie.

The legend of Mackinac Island by Kathy-jo Wargin; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Folklore, Indians of North America, Legends; Places: Michigan, Mackinac Island (Mich.: Island).

Due to the topography, the island resembled a turtle and thus the name was born (The Standard Guide). Other variations of the myth describe a legitimate giant turtle whose final resting place led to the formation of the island.

This version of the myth is presented in the children's book The Legend of Mackinac Island by Kathy-jo Wargin. > the legend of mackinac island > the adventures of wesakchak > ii. a wonderful journey > iii. the gray goose > iv. little brother rabbit > v. the bald-headed eagles > 4. prince spin head and snow white.

This is spoken by the great painted turtle, Makinauk in the a new book retelling the tale of Mackinac Island's creation: The Legend of Mackinac Island written by Kathy-jo Wargin and illustrated by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.

For those unfamiliar with the legend, a brief synopsis of the tale is probably in order. This book is about the Native American legend of Mackinac Island.

Mackinac Island is a really cool place in Michigan. In the legend, a turtle named Makinauk had friends who were trying to get some place. They got tired and rested on him.

I visited Mackinac Island recently. There are like fudge shops on Mackinac Island. They are so yummy.The Legend of Mackinac Island submitted by SBNB on Jpm Good story, interesting legend.

I had never heard this story about Mackinac Island, but I had read a similar legend about a turtle turning into an island. Pretty submitted by c_zhang on July 5,pm The legend is interesting, and the illustrations are really.Legend and folklore of the Great Lakes region tell us that long ago, there was a large great turtle who floated quietly and gently upon a world made only of water.

His name was Makinauk. One day a great spirit told him that he must lend his back for the creation of a brand new world- a place that has since become known as Mackinac Island.