Jingle Dancer

A story of a young girl's first Jingle Dance


Jenna loves the tradition of jingle dancing that has been shared by generations of women in her family, and she hopes to dance at the next pow wow. But how will her dress sing if she has no jingles?

Author Cynthia Leitich Smith's lyrical text tells the affirming story of how a contemporary Native American girl turns to her family and community to help her dance find a voice.

With watercolor illustrations by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu.

Hardcover, 11 1/4" x 9 1/2", 30 pages

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