2/17

 Your Source for Hand-woven Ethnic Doll Cloth that fit American Girl    
 and other beautiful fair trade products from Guatemala
 Home
    Products    Ordering   Mayan Villages  About us   News
   Search  
 

The corn grows ripe - paperback.JPG (33768 bytes)

The Corn Grows Ripe   

Dorothy Rhoads and Jean Charlot

 

 Price: $4.95 paperback

Sorry --- out of stock

Description:         A classic story that tells the tale of a Mayan boy, Tigre, who grows up quickly when his father is injured.  Tigre takes his father's place clearing and planting the family's small milpa (corn field).  Through the tale the reader learns a great deal about the cultural traditions of a Mayan family and the critical importance of corn and weather in their lives. A important read for older youth interested in the Maya.  I initially  read a library copy of the 1956 story.  I have been unable to find a hard-back version of the book that is in print.  I wish it would be reprinted in hardback.

Age:                    9 -13

Key words       Maya, milpa, corn, maize, Juvenile Literature, 

         

The Corn Grows Ripe;   Dorothy Rhoads and Jean Charlot;  Pufin Newbery Library, NY, NY   (199_)
 

To other Children's Books

 

[Products]

Children's Books   Doll Outfits  Doll Accessories  Huipils & Clothes for Bigger People Other Fun Stuff   Books on Textiles       [The Mayan Experience]  

          [Home]

 [How to Order]  [News]  [Contents]  [Links & Info.]  [Search] 
Contact Terra Experience:  lynn@terraexperience.com  

Teachers Resources


Copyright 2002-2015   Lynn Persson, Terra Experience.  All rights reserved.
Contents not to be used without permission.   But formally ask us, let us know how you plan to use (non-commercial),  give us credit and we will be glad to share
.