The Iroquois (True Book: American Indians)

The Iroquois (True Book: American Indians)

by Emily J. Dolbear, Peter Benoit


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Who are the Three Sisters?

These "sisters" are actually crops-corn, beans, and squash-that were often grown together by the Iroquois.

Inside, You'll Find:

The role of the Iroquois in the American Revolution;

Maps, a timeline, photos-and what Iroquois homes were like;

Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531293133
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: A True Book: American Indians
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 245,983
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 A League of Nations

Who are the Iroquois? 7

2 People of the Longhouse

How did the Iroquois get this name? 17

The Big Truth!


What does this ancient game have to do with lacrosse? 24

3 The Roles of Men and Women

Who did what in Iroquois society? 27

4 The Effects of War

What happened to the Iroquois, and where are they now? 37

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Authors 48

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