Kunu’s Basket


 A Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice of 2013

Reading Is Fundamental STEAM Collection

Kunu wants to make a pack basket, just like the other men on Indian Island.

But making the basket is difficult, and Kunu gets frustrated. He is ready to give up when his grandfather intervenes. This is not only a story about a family tradition, but also a story about learning to be patient and gentle with yourself.

  • A story about contemporary Native American life 
  • This new paperback edition includes a new Author’s Note about the traditions and importance of basketmaking in Penobscot Nation culture.

Fountas & Pinnell Level N