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Sees Behind Trees

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Published by Hyperion Paperbacks for Children in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Dorris
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D7287 Se 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24649391M
ISBN 100786812524
ISBN 109780786812523
LC Control Number96015859
OCLC/WorldCa38177671

Get this from a library! Sees Behind Trees. [Michael Dorris] -- A Native American boy with a special gift to "see" beyond his poor eyesight journeys with an old warrior to a land of mystery and beauty.   Sees Behind Trees 1. BIBLIOGRAPHY Dorris, Michael. Sees Behind Trees. New York, NY: Hyperion Paperbacks for Children. ISBN 2. PLOT SUMMARY A young nearsighted Native American boy struggles to find his way in his village.


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The book Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris tells the story of a boy/man named Walnut who cannot see well as others do. However, he was given the ability to see what lies beyond the ordinary view. Given this ability, a man named Gray Fire wishes to use Walnuts ability to see the magical land of water that he had once seen in his early childhood/5.

With practiced use of his other senses, Walnut earns the respect of his people, as well as his adult name: Sees Behind Trees. No matter how. This is a really sweet book. All three of my kids enjoyed the book. My 12 year old son was moved to the point of making an eye cover that the story depicted for the boy Sees Behind Trees, and my 11 year old daughter loved the book so much that she chose to do a book report on by: 6.

This is a really sweet book. All three of my kids enjoyed the book. My 12 year old son was moved to the point of making an eye cover that the story depicted for the boy Sees Behind Trees, and Sees Behind Trees book 11 year old daughter loved the book so much that she chose to do a book report on it/5.

After Gray Fire had explained that he wanted Sees Behind Trees to help him find the Land of Water. While finding the Land of Water the two encounter a family of three consisting a mom, a dad, and a child. As soon as the two reached the Land of Water Sees Behind Trees. LibraryThing Review User Review - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing.

In turns lyrical, wise, and funny, this compelling novel, set in sixteenth-century America, tells the story of how one Native American boy learns to turn handicap into an advantage as he crossed the often blurred boundaries between being a child and becoming a man/5(8).

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The Characters: Sees Behind Trees/Walnut: Walnut was a very shy, quiet, and different child. He grew being near sighted and could not be able to participate in some of the activities and celebrations other boys would have.

His mother really believed that he was capable of doing great things and tried to make Walnut more confident and happy. The rising action occurs when Gray Fire asks Sees Behind Trees to take him the to Land of Water.

On the way, the meet the strangers. The climax occurs when they find the Land of Water and Sees Behind Trees leaves Gray Fire behind.

Later, Sees Behind Trees makes his. Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris - Duration: cate levinson 6, views. Audio book Audiobooks Recommended for you. The Bean Trees - chapter 3 - Duration.

Sees Behind Trees is an beautifully written coming-of-age tale that meets the needs of readers in several ways. The tale is told in the first person with a skill that strongly connects the reader with the tale, and will allow young readers to place themselves inside the story.5/5(5).

“Sees Behind Trees” Page 3 LA.E Similarities and Differences pgs. Which words BEST describe the reaction of Walnut’s parents when they realize he can “see behind trees”. surprised but proud * B. disappointed but patient (incorrect contrast) C.

unhappy but determined (incorrect contrast) D. concerned but supportive. Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Indians of North America, Blind, Juvenile fiction, People with disabilities. Research indicates that a student's ability to comprehend what they read is one of the most critical pieces to success in school.

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Sees Behind Trees Michael Dorris, Author, Linda Benson, Author, Linda Benson, Illustrator Hyperion Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.

"The Broken Cord," which was named Best Non-Fiction of the Year by the National Book Critics Circle, brought attention to the disorder Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. He has also written novels for young adults, which include "Guests," "Sees Behind Trees," and "Morning Girl," which won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.5/5(1).

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A Native American boy with a special gift to "see" beyond his poor eyesight journeys with an old warrior to a land of mystery and beauty Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN Pages:   Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis Book Trailer - Duration: “Behind the Trees” (a found voice memo animation).

Sees Behind Trees and the other children's books by Dorris are wonderful books for parents to read aloud with their children because they offer opportunities for many issues to be discussed openly, but beyond that, the writing is indeed lyrical, resonant and beautiful, giving kids the opportunity to hear rich language usage from an early age/5(29).

Joseph Bruchac, Native American writer and folklorist, narrates the highly acclaimed story of Walnut/Sees Behind Trees, whose limited vision is a hindrance until he reaches his coming-of-age ceremony. At that point, he discovers that he has developed an "internal eye," a gift he must then learn to use wisely.

Sees Behind Trees (Paperback) By Michael Dorris. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers,pp. Publication Date: Other Editions of This Title: Prebound (5/18/) Hardcover (10/18/) Prebound (5/1/). After learning Walnut has bad vision, Walnut’s mom switches tactics and blindfolds him, then when the tribe convenes, Walnut demonstrates his ability to “see” and is given the name of “Sees Behind Trees.” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt StoryTown, ).

Sees Behind Trees could use his handicap as an excuse to hide from society living as a recluse. However, he submits to his mother’s training and realizes he has a unique skill. Gray Fire’s choice to abandon Sees Behind Trees and to run to the Land of Water lead to his demise.

Much of the book deals with their journey, during which Sees Behind Trees learns a great deal from Gray Fire about the nature of dreams and gains some valuable self-knowledge in the process. The young man encounters "strangers" for the first time, is tested physically and spiritually, and ultimately proves himself a man by finding his way home/5().

Sees Behind Trees. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Dorris. Sees Behind Trees is a work of historical fiction that focuses on the Native American Culture.

Walnut is a boy who is coming of age. In Walnut’s culture, to be seen as a young man each boy must pass a test. Unfortunately, Walnut suffers from a vision impairment and cannot pass the traditional hunting test and he begins to worry about his future/5(11).

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Title: Sees Behind Trees. Author: Dorris, Michael. Isbn: A Native American boy with a special gift to "see" beyond his poor eyesight journeys with an old warrior to a land of mystery and beauty.

Hook Your Students. Sees Behind Trees Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Unknown on Ma Pages:   Because Sees Behind Trees meets his first strangers at the age of twelve one assumes this tribe is a tribe that is not mobile, but makes their home in one place.

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The setting of sees behind trees is mainly a foresty Indian also a very very very good book Asked in Trees Sees behind trees why would a person carry a quiver. The second half of this novel centers around an expedition Sees Behind Trees goes on, accompanying a respected elder, Gray Fire.

At times mystical and unrealistic, the expedition is important to Sees Behind Trees as he becomes a man, but conflicting with the authenticity of the rest of the book. Sees Behind Trees: Chapters - Quiz For subscribers. - Sign up now by clicking here. Click the Build Printable button to create the review quiz.

You can customize the printable with the options shown below, or you can just click the Build Printable button to create it now. Much of the book deals with their journey, during which Sees Behind Trees learns a great deal from Gray Fire about the nature of dreams and gains some valuable self-knowledge in the process.

The young man encounters "strangers" for the first time, is tested physically and spiritually, and ultimately proves himself a man by finding his way home/5(11). Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Sees Behind Trees () by Dorris, Michael/5(). Sees Behind Trees is historical fiction, set in sixteenth century America, during a time when North America was being explored by Anglo explorers.

Author Michael Dorris adds a note at the beginning of the book recommending a work by Helen C. Rountree called The Powhatan Indians of Virginia (University of Oklahoma Press, ) for readers Author: A Webster. Why this book is phenomenal Of course, our main character, Walnut, is the only one who can discern the light, faltering footsteps of village elder Gray Fire, so he now is dubbed Sees Behind Trees.

At this point, everyone sees him in a new light. They praise his abilities and look to him for help in finding misplaced items. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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