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Imani"s moon

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-confidence,
  • Blacks,
  • Maasai (African people),
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Belief and doubt,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Little Imani of the Maasai people longs to do something great, like touching the moon, but the other children just laugh at her.

    Edition Notes

    Children"s Book Of The Year. Principal"s Award. National Association of Elementary School Principals.

    StatementJaNay Brown-Wood ; illustrated by Hazel Mitchell
    ContributionsMitchell, Hazel (Hazel G.), illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B81983 Im 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27172019M
    ISBN 101934133574, 1934133582
    ISBN 109781934133576, 9781934133583
    LC Control Number2013033433
    OCLC/WorldCa858914330


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She falls asleep that night dreaming of touching the moon and wakes up determined to make it happen/5. About Imani’s Moon. Imani is a young Maasai girl with a loving mother and a desire to do something great. When she decides she wants to touch the moon, she works hard to reach her goal, even in the face of teasing from the naysayers around her.

That night, she witnesses the adumu, the special warriors' jumping dance. Imani wakes the next morning, determined to jump to the moon. Imanis moon book jumping all day, she reaches the moon, meets Olapa and receives a special present from the goddess, a small moon rock. Now she becomes the storyteller when she relates her adventure to : Charlesbridge.

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Look closely at each illustration in the book and ask students what Imani is actively doing. JaNay Brown-Wood, author. JaNay Brown-Wood dreams big. Ever since she was a little girl, she’s wanted to become a published author.

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Art and drama are used as teaching tools throughout the guide. Imani is a young Maasi girl with a loving mother and a desire to do something great. When she decides she wants to touch the moon, she works hard to reach her goal, even in the face of teasing from the naysayers around her.

“Imani’s Moon” is a book, at once aspirational, affirming and victorious, all in the context of a relationship characterized by unconditional love. This book’s vital message to believe in oneself and one’s dreams despite discouragement, perceived limitations and the criticism of /5(26).

Imani is teased by the other children in her tribe for being so small. With the love and encouragement of her mother, Imani proves that size is not a measure of what a person can accomplish. A beautifully illustrated African folktale.

This book is part of the Read for Success collection. To learn more about Read for Success, click here. Explore classroom activities, puzzles. Mama tells her about the moon goddess, Olapa, who wins over the sun god.

She tells Imani about Anansi, the trickster spider who vanquishes a larger snake. (Troublingly, the fact that Anansi is a West African figure, not of the Masai, goes unaddressed in both text and author’s note.). Imani’s Moon. by JaNay Brown-Wood. The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers Imanis moon book North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading.

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Imani's moon. [JaNay Brown-Wood; Hazel Mitchell; MaameYaa Boafo; Findaway World, LLC.] -- Little Imani of the Maasai people longs to do something great, like touching the moon, but the other children just laugh at her. Imani's Moon (Paperback): Brown-Wood, JaNay: Little Imani of the Maasai people longs to do something great, like touching the moon, but the other children just laugh at her.

Imani's Moon JaNay Brown-Wood, Author Hazel Mitchell, Illustrator Charlesbridge Publishing, Fiction, Oct. 14, Suitable for Ages: Themes: Maasai tribe, Maasai mythology, Moon, Belief and doubt, Self-confidence, Determination Opening: "Imani was the smallest child in her village." Book Synopsis: Imani may be the smallest child in her Maasai village, but she is big in.

Imani's Moon: Small Imani learns a lesson on perseverance when pursuing her fervent dream of touching the moon, in this gorgeously illustrated picture book. Taking after her storytelling mother, ignoring the teasing children of her village, and emulating the 5/5. Imani's Moon (Book): Brown-Wood, JaNay: Little Imani of the Maasai people longs to do something great, like touching the moon, but the other children just laugh at her.

Imani’s Moon Price: $ $ (as of 20/04/ PST- Details) Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Boafo sets a leisurely pace and has a self-assured storyteller’s lilt and cadence.

She stretches out words as Imani attempts to climb a tree to the moon, mimics the teasing of village children, richly coos as Imani’s mother, voices the chimpanzee’s staccato amazement. Read aloud Imani’s Moon by JaNay Brown-Wood, illustrated by Hazel Mitchell. Then, hand out a set of photocopied scripts to twelve children.

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Grade: 1 Buy the Book. Related Resources. WORKSHEETS. Imani may be the smallest child in her Maasai village, but she is big in heart.

The more she hears the ancient stories of her people, the more she is inspired to believe that she can touch the moon, like Olapa, the moon goddess of Maasai mythology.

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Video series on how Imanis and collaborators are making advancements in preclinical imaging. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. Inspired by stories her Mama tells of Olapa, the moon goddess, and Anansi, the clever spider, Imani makes several attempts at reaching the moon, however she is unsuccessful.

At last Imani is energized by the adumu, a cultural celebration of the Maasai, and she strengthens herself with a mindset that she can jump to the : Melissa Guerrette. California Capital Book Festival – Imani’s Moon. JaNay Brown-Wood of American River College shares her latest children’s book, Imani’s Moon at the California Capital Book Festival.

Did you like this post? Leave a comment for us below. We love to hear from YOU! Imani’s Moon written by JaNay Brown-Wood, illustrated by Hazel Mitchell (Mackinac Island Press, Charlesbridge Publishing, ) Principal’s Award (National Association of Elementary School Principals): Picture Book of the Year.

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