We Are Still Here! by Traci Sorell, Read by a Full Cast
A Moving and Informative Read-Along for Young Listeners
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A full cast of Cherokee, Navajo, Choctaw, and Chickasaw narrators deliver a moving audiobook companion to Traci Sorell’s informative picture book, We Are Still Here! Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss this audiobook that takes young listeners from the history of treaty-making between Native nations and the U.S. Government up to the present. Twelve students recite brief presentations in youthful voices on topics including Assimilation and Tribal Activism as sound effects and music evoke the bright illustrations. Each presentation ends with a chorus of voices proudly declaring: “We are still here.” An excellent resource for classrooms, and for family listening.
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