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Feathered serpent and the five suns : a Mesoamerican creation myth / Duncan Tonatiuh.

Tonatiuh, Duncan, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"This pre-Columbian creation myth tells the story of Quetzalcoatl, one of the most important deities in ancient Mesoamerica, and his quest to create humankind. The gods tried to make humans during each sun, or age, but each time failed. So when they grew tired, only one did not give up: Quetzalcoatl, also called the Feathered Serpent. Determined, the Feathered Serpent embarks on a dangerous journey full of fearsome foes and harsh elements, facing each trial with wisdom, bravery, and resourcefulness before confronting his final challenge at Mictlan, the underworld."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 299.78452 TON (Text) 33892100714089 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 04/08/2021 In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419746772
  • ISBN: 1419746774
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"This pre-Columbian creation myth tells the story of Quetzalcoatl, one of the most important deities in ancient Mesoamerica, and his quest to create humankind. The gods tried to make humans during each sun, or age, but each time failed. So when they grew tired, only one did not give up: Quetzalcoatl, also called the Feathered Serpent. Determined, the Feathered Serpent embarks on a dangerous journey full of fearsome foes and harsh elements, facing each trial with wisdom, bravery, and resourcefulness before confronting his final challenge at Mictlan, the underworld." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Quetzalcoatl (Mesoamerican deity) > Juvenile literature.
Aztec mythology > Juvenile literature.
Quetzalcoatl (Mesoamerican deity)
Aztec mythology.
Genre: Myths.
Picture books.

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