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With the help of other animals, Wise Old Coyote manages to acquire fire from the wicked Yellow Jacket sisters. Fire Race: A Karuk Coyote Tale retold by Jonathan London.

A collection of twenty tales from the different tribes that are part of the Algonquian peoples who lived from the Middle Atlantic States up through eastern Canada. Turtle Island by Jane Louise Curry.

Bat, who has both wings and teeth, plays an important part in a game between the Birds and the Animals to decide which group is better. The Great Ball Game: A Muskogee Story retold by Joseph Bruchac.

Presents tales from various native peoples, including the Kiowa, Zuni, Cherokee, Hopi, Lakota, and Muskogee, all featuring a spider character. Spider Spins a Story edited by Jill Max.

One evening, crafty Coyote climbs to the moon to discover the secret of the heavens. There he finds a way to make wonderful pictures for all the world to see. When the other animals look up at the sky, they're in for a big surprise! This Native American legend about the constellations is joyfully retold and vibrantly illustrated.

How Coyote got yellow eyes -- How Bat learned to fly -- How Lizard got flat -- How Hawk stopped the flood with his tail feather -- How Horse got fast -- How Possum lost his tail -- How Chipmunk got tiny feet. How Chipmunk Got Tiny Feet collected and retold by Gerald Hausman.

Analysis of rock and cave art often employs non-destructive, high-tech tools, such as this high-resolution laser scanner operated by the RLS group in Chattanooga, Tenn. It precisely records the ancient art for conservation and analysis.

The Wing by Ray Buckley

The people who created Old Stone Fort designed it so that the entrance faced the exact spot on the horizon where the sun rose on the Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year, which usually falls on June 20). This tells us that the people who built Old Stone Fort knew something about astronomy.