Our son is having his first child. A unique revelation through the Incredible use of words and a 'simple conversation', Reviewed in the United States on October 22, 2018. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. He remembered 6 books and this was one of them. Please re-enter recipient e-mail address(es). A unique way to learn one's young life's story : the Oral Tradition of a Native American Grandfather with his Grandson: except we, the readers have the privilege of listening in, to their intimate conversation. So much you can take away from it. A must read! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The main character is a young American Indian boy who is blind, and the story is told via a conversation between the Boy and his Grandfather about Boy's birth, growth, strength, learning and empowerment, preparing him to become an independent young man who will not always have his Grandfather around. It has a wonderful cadence to it. My daughter just adopted a little girl who is part Native American and I thought this book would make a memorable gift. Knots on a Counting Rope is written by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault, illustrated by Ted Rand and read by Bonnie Bartlett and William Daniels. Reviewed in the United States on February 4, 2014. Reviewed in the United States on May 21, 2017. Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). Better an adult should read it to a child. Great story. All rights reserved. I’m a teacher and use this book for a read-aloud. Also, Ted Rand is my favorite illustrators. It respectfully depicts a flavor of Native culture, weaving teachings about the continuity of birth, life and death, with teachings about how we develop important skills for living, and the value of how we tell our story. Every elementary school student should read it. Read it aloud to your children, Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2016. Our son is having his first child. This post is about hands on reading. Reviewed in the United States on December 16, 2019. Please try again. There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from Australia. I’m a teacher and use this book for a read-aloud. My daughter just adopted a little girl who is part Native American and I thought this book would make a memorable gift. Please enter the message. I told it to a 6th grade class and they loved it. I have bought 10 copies of this wonderful book. With LeVar camping out by himself, the show banks itself on a news anchor who had been born with deformed hands and feet. Hello Select your address Prime Day Deals Best Sellers New Releases Books Electronics Customer Service Gift Ideas Home Computers Gift Cards Sell The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race. Unable to add item to Wish List. Learn more ››. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. (We had 5 children and at least 200 children's books). This is a challenge he is about to face. "Knots on a Counting Rope" is Episode 8 in Season 6. I have bought 10 copies of this wonderful book. Knots on a Counting Rope is a touching story about a blind boy and his grandfather. The main character is a young American Indian boy who is blind, and the story is told via a conversation between the Boy and his Grandfather about Boy's birth, growth, strength, learning and empowerment, preparing him to become an independent young man who will not always have his Grandfather around. Read it aloud to your children, Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2016. The text is spare and poetic. Yes, you read that correctly. He truly brings a story to life. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, See all details for Knots on a Counting Rope, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Reviewed in the United States on February 4, 2014. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Knots on a counting rope. Sorry about that. Order now from our extensive selection of books coming soon with Pre-order Price Guarantee. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2018, Reviewed in the United States on February 27, 2017. It originally aired on March 29, 1989. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. TAMUSA counting & numbers juvenile & curriculum, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/15860220>. Check box if your review contains spoilers. http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. If it isn't clear by that description, the story depicts the type of issues that are pertinent to a child with a handicap, who lives a minority lifestyle - "on the Rez", and close to nature. I chose this rating for three reasons. Every elementary school student should read it. Hello! a must have for book-lovers personal ( school and public) libraries. The main character is a young American Indian boy who is blind, and the story is told via a conversation between the Boy and his Grandfather about Boy's birth, growth, strength, learning and empowerment, preparing him to become an independent young man who will not always have his Grandfather around. First, I love reading of Native American culture as my mother always spoke of the wisdom of Native Americans. First, I love reading of Native American culture as my mother always spoke of the wisdom of Native Americans. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)\" ; Export to EndNote / Reference Manager(non-Latin), Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress). The subject field is required. As a longtime teacher, I always loved this story. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. The child may have dry eyes after hearing the story, the reader won't. How Many Days to America? He is going to camp out in the wilderness all by himself. Our massive preview has details on the most promising new shows and your... Get a list of the best movie and TV titles recently added (and coming... S6:E3. Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15th, 1987. (We had 5 children and at least 200 children's books). This book is a classic. I finally have my room about 95% done. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. He truly brings a story to life. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. A unique way to learn one's young life's story : the Oral Tradition of a Native American Grandfather with his Grandson: except we, the readers have the privilege of listening in, to their intimate conversation. # Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)\n, \"A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy\'s birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race.\" --\"@. We asked him about his favorite books from childhood. With LeVar camping out by himself, the show banks itself on a news anchor who had been born with deformed hands and feet. Don't have an account? Life’s lesson facing diversity and making your way! There's a problem loading this menu right now. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. We asked him about his favorite books from childhood. So, the plan was to post over this weekend. This book teaches compassion to those who are not disabled, and courage to those that are. The cou... Knots on a Counting Rope is a Lesson Plan by Classroom Inspirations that includes sequencing activity, timeline booklet and an autobiography writing lesson. We remember it with fondness. This book teaches compassion to those who are not disabled, and courage to those that are. The Robbery at the Diamond Dog Diner, Music title data, credits, and images provided by, Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. Read it aloud to your children. This is a difficult book to review because on the one hand it is a moving and poetic account of a little boy's (formally named "By-Strength-of-Blue Horses") eagerly asking and prompting his grandfather to tell the story of the boy's own life, a story that, when it is completed, is marked by a knot on a counting rope. Every elementary school student should read it. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. One of my favorites! 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