Krystyna Poray Goddu
Long before Europeans came to the harsh landscape of the Great Basin, many nations of American Indians lived in the region. They had their own languages and cultures, and they knew how to survive in an area with extreme weather and little food. The Shoshone made powerful bows that could shoot an arrow through a bison. The Paiute created duck decoys from reeds to help them hunt birds. The Washoe weaved baskets from reeds and willow. --Amazon.
"Tracing Millay's life from her youth in Maine to the bohemian fervor of her early adulthood in Greenwich Village and Paris to the demanding existence of a public personality, this fascinating biography will captivate middle grade readers. Including photos, full-length poems, plentiful letter and diary excerpts, a time line, source notes, and bibliography, this is an indispensable resource for any young person interested in poetry, literature, or...