Tending the fire : : the story of Maria Martinez

Title Tending the fire : : the story of Maria Martinez
Names Morris, Juddi.
Book Number BR013130
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Account of Maria Martinez, born in 1887, who revived the Pueblo Indian (Tewa) art of pottery making. Describes her childhood, when she learned the basic skills from her aunt, and the combined efforts of Maria and her husband to create her famous black-on-black pottery. For grades 4-7.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Arts & Architecture - ART
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Native American Interest - NAM
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Notable Women - BIW
Braille Book Review, May-Jun 2001 - B301
Audience Notes For grades 4-7.
LC Subject Tewa women potters - New Mexico - San Ildefonso - Biography - Juvenile literature
Tewa pottery - New Mexico - San Ildefonso - Juvenile literature
Tewa Indians - Juvenile literature
Indian pottery - Juvenile literature
Indians of North America - New Mexico - Biography - Juvenile literature
Women - Biography - Juvenile literature
Call Number j978.956 JNF
Language English
Released 1997
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1997 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: Flagstaff, AZ : Rising Moon, c1997.
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