American Indians in Children's Literature
Best Books of 2015
Sandy Tharp-Thee has been named a Library Journal 2017 Mover & Shaker. Come visit with her at The RoadRunner Press booth at 2017 ALA!
36 pages, told in English & Cherokee,
with Cherokee syllabary
Hardcover Picture Book | $17.95
First edition: November 2015
A little boy plants an apple seed, already envisioning
the big apple tree it will someday be. But when its first fall comes and goes, and apples fail to appear on its branches the little tree begins to doubt its calling.
How can the little boy find the encouragement
needed to convince the young tree to give the seasons and years the time to work their magic?
A debut book by Cherokee author Sandy Tharp -Thee told in English with Cherokee translation. The book
includes a Cherokee syllabary, with illustrations by
Oklahoma artist Marlena Campbell Hodson.
That's a Cherokee
Tear Dress I'm wearing
in my photo.
Scenes from my first picture book:
The Apple Tree
A Modern-Day Cherokee Tale
Sandy Tharp -Thee
Let me tell you a story . . .
March 2016 Edition
2016 Oklahoma Book Award, Finalist
2016 Lt. Governor's Club Amick, Canada
2016 First Nation's Communities Read, Short List, Canada