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--If you lived with the Hopi
Kamma, Anne.
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Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic, [1999]

Physical Description:
80 pages : illustrations (color) ; 19 x 23 cm
Reading Level:
760 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.1 1.0 75273.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 3.7 3 Quiz: 18851 Guided reading level: Q.
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E99.H7 K35 1999 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
E99.H7 K35 1999 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
E99.H7 K35 1999 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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The breadth of issues covered makes this a rich presentation of our country's dramatic beginnings-perfect for sparking interesting classroom discussions.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Would you live in a tepee?p. 8
Who would live in your house?p. 11
What happened if your house got too crowded?p. 12
How would you keep warm?p. 14
Who would take care of you?p. 16
What was a clan? Why was a clan so important?p. 17
How would you get your name?p. 18
When would you first go outside?p. 20
What clothes would you wear?p. 22
Where would you find water?p. 24
Why did the Hopi carve holes in the mesa rock?p. 26
What would you eat?p. 27
How could corn grow in the desert?p. 29
Where did the Hopi plant their corn?p. 30
How would you keep the corn from spoiling?p. 31
What was a sun watcher?p. 32
What happened if it didn't rain?p. 34
Would you ever have to leave your home?p. 35
What did girls have to learn?p. 36
What did boys have to learn?p. 38
What was the "Hopi Way"?p. 40
What was the Hopi religion?p. 41
Who were the kachinas?p. 42
What was a kiva?p. 45
Would you have fun in the kiva?p. 46
What happened if you did something bad? What if you were really, really bad?p. 47
Would you go to school?p. 49
Did children have to work?p. 50
Were boys more important than girls?p. 51
What games would you play?p. 52
What would you do in the winter?p. 55
How would you get the latest news?p. 56
Did Hopi parents ever get divorced?p. 58
Would you go on an eagle-gathering trip?p. 60
Why was the eagle important to the Hopi?p. 62
Where did the Hopi get their salt?p. 64
Why didn't the Hopi mind living in the desert?p. 65
What happened when the Hopi and the Spanish first met?p. 68
How did the Spanish treat the Indians?p. 69
Did the Hopi ever fight the Spanish?p. 71
Did other Indian tribes attack the Hopi?p. 72
Did the Americans treat the Hopi better?p. 74
Why didn't the Hopi want to send their children to government schools?p. 75
How were children treated at the Indian boarding schools?p. 76
Do the Hopi live differently today?p. 78