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Established in 2007 by the Leatherby Libraries, the Community of Readers is the summer reading program for Chapman University. This program is open to everyone who has borrowing privileges at the Leatherby Libraries and a current library account, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Members select books from the Leatherby Libraries and receive prizes upon submission of their first review. The only requirement is that books must be obtained through the Leatherby Libraries.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Trickster: Native American Tales

Trickster: Native American Tales
Various; edited by Matt Dembicki
Call Number
E98 .F6 T73 2010
1st Floor Graphic Novel
Book Review
Trickster is a compilation of Native American myths, folktales, and fables centered on the figure of the trickster.  The editor solicited the stories from Native American storytellers, who chose the artists and approved the panels for each tale.  The stories come from native peoples all across North America and can be enjoyed by people of all ages, while giving a voice to storytellers who aren't often represented enough in media such as this. A few standout stories include "Coyote and the Pebbles", "Azban and the Crayfish", and "Puapualenalena, Wizard Dog of Waipi'o Valley".  
Submitted By
Kristin Laughtin-Dunker
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