Will hobbs is the awardwinning author of several novels, including the avon titles bearstone, kokopellis flute, and far north. This onepage guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of far north by will hobbs. But he gets more excitement than even he can handle when he plays a flute he finds in. Tep jones has always felt the magic of picture house, an anasazi cliff dwelling near the seed. Kokopellis flute starts out rather slowly but builds momentum to a satisfying conclusion. It is also said that he was the source of human conception. Kokopelli s pub 6001 w madison st, west allis, wisconsin 53214 rated 4. Kokopellis flute book by will hobbs official publisher page. Kokopellis flute lexile find a book metametrics inc.
Set in canada, american author will hobbss youngadult novel far north 1996 follows gabe. Tep jones has always felt the magic of picture house, an anasazi cliff dwelling near. Kokopelli trickster hopi kokopelli is a fertility deity, usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player often with a huge phallus and antennalike protrusions on his head, who is worshipped by many native american tribes in the southwestern united states. Creation emergence story of corn given by the serpent through kokopelli to the people.
Kokopellis pub 6001 w madison st, west allis, wisconsin 53214 rated 4. Like most fertility deities, kokopelli presides over both childbirth and agriculture. In fact, kokopelli is often depicted with a huge erection instead of a flute. After reading a bonus novel, the student fills out an info sheet and takes a tf quiz. Thirteenyearold tepary discovers an old flute in a cliff dwelling in new mexico, and through its power he learns about ancient native american magic. One day he found out much more than he ever knew about the native americans secrets. Kokopellis flute kokopellis flute audiobook, by will hobbs. Carlos nakai quartet kokopellis cafe kokopellis cafe since his first release for canyon records in 1983, native american flutist r. A lack of available computers prevented me from doing a lesson where the students themselves were learning through technology, as the one computer lab in wms had to be scheduled for use several weeks in advance and i didnt have the foresight to do so. Read kokopellis flute by will hobbs for free with a 30 day free trial. Kokopellis flute written by will hobbs spaghetti book club. Create a garden using the dry farming techniques from the book. Jul 17, 2018 provided to youtube by symphonic distribution kokopellis flute deerskin deerskin kokopellis flute. However, it does cover the iconography rather extensively and thus is still of interest.
Tep is a goodhearted, smart boy, and at that age, i wouldve been his friend in a heartbeat. In kokopellis flute, awardwinning author will hobbs has created a unique and richly imagined world celebrating the timeless magic of nature and the lessons it teaches. This aspect of kokopelli lets us know without doubt that he is a fertility symbol as well as a celebration of the erotic part of our human nature. Read kokopellis flute by will hobbs available from rakuten kobo. Part of me does wonder at how much children in the proper age range would actually enjoy this book. Tepary, named after a hardy kind of bean, lives with his parents in the four corners area of new mexico. Thirteenyearold tepary discovers an old flute in a cliff dwelling in new mexico. Slifer and duffields book turns out to approach the subject from the perspective of archaeology rather than mythology. Kokopellis flute, named for the one tep found in the basket, is a twisted story of heroism. A fantastic adventure filled with interesting plot and a great main character. Atheneum books for young readers, 1230 avenue of the americas, n. In this fascinating book, the distinguished scholar of hopi culture and history ekkehart malotki describes the development of the kokopelli phenomenon in american mass culture from its beginning to kokopelli. Ive always been fascinated with the magic flute player, kokopelli. Kokopelli is a fertility deity, usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player often with feathers or antennalike protrusions on his head, who is venerated by some native american cultures in the southwestern united states.
The following is a lesson i presented partway through the semester using the classroom interwrite board, which is similar to a smartboard. Taking the flute from the basket in desperation, tep breaks the code with three blows on the flute and returns to human form. New mexico, kokopelli, ancestral puebloan people, seeds, dry farming, hantavirus, pack rats genre. Provides background interviews about will hobbs books for young readers.
Visiting an anasazi cliff dwelling known as picture house, tep interrupts artifact thieves in the act of ransacking the place and is able to salvage nothing but an ancient bone flute, which unleashes strange powers when played. I remember in fourth grade my teacher read this to the class, but i didnt remember much about it. The american library association has recognized many of his novels as best books for young adults. It was composed in honor of the native american deity who is depicted in the video. My kabob keep a book onboard independent reading program revolves around bonus novels on the students bingo card. Just how native american is this ubiquitous flute player. Kokopelli trickster hopi american indian society of. According to a hopi myth, kokopellis sack contained babies to be left with young women.
It all happens when tepary wants to watch the eclipse in in the picture house, an old ruin made by the original americans. In return, they get to add extra pages to fulfill their reading contract and a place on their bi. According to a hopi myth, kokopelli s sack contained babies to be left with young women. Buy this book email us your ideas kokopellis flute author.
Kokopellis flute by will hobbs, 9781416902508, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Kokopellis flute novel quiz, kokopellis flute novel test by. Sites like sparknotes with a kokopellis flute study guide or cliff notes. It is about a boy named tepary who loves the ancient native americans and ancient artifacts. This is actually a good recording of me playing kokopelli by katherine hoover. Magic from the distant time changes him into a bushytailed woodrat and ensnares him in a world of danger and suspense. Carlos nakai has used the traditional native american flute in exciting new musical settings creating a. Legend has it, everyone in the village would sing and dance throughout the night when they heard kokopelli play his flute. Includes photos and resources for kids, teachers, librarians, and parents. Both pan and kokopelli are symbols of the trickster. Jan 04, 2007 creation emergence story of corn given by the serpent through kokopelli to the people. Review, middle school, kokopellis flute by will hobbs. Teparys father is a desert farmer specializing in ancient seeds, so its not surprising that tep is named after a bean.
Tep jones has always felt the magic of picture house, an anasazi cliff dwelling near th. Heritage seeds are seeds for plants that have fallen out of favor in our commercial times. Buy kokopellis flute book online at low prices in india. The next morning, every maiden in the village would be with child. Will hobbs is the awardwinning author of many popular adventure stories for young readers, including bearstone and beardance. Buy kokopellis flute book online at best prices in india on.
At san idelfonso, a pueblo village, kokopelli is thought to be a wandering minstrel with a sack of songs on his back who trades old songs for new. Young tepary jones leads a life of constant adventure. With dusty alone to protect him from nightly predators, tepary must unravel the mystery behind the owner of the flute kokopelli himself. But he gets more excitement than even he can handle when he plays a flute he finds in an ancient ruin. It centers around a family of three who live in the desert and raise heritage seeds. In this book, tepary jones turns into a magical packrat, all from using kokopelis magical flute. Kokopellis flute book by will hobbs official publisher. Sometimes the flute he is playing actually is his erection. After scaring off the intruders, tep finds an ancient flute. Kokopelli s flute by will hobbs the magic had always been there.
The lexile power v word selector identifies up to 10 challenging words in each book that are important for students to know. A featured book with summary, activities, related books and links. Affordable and search from millions of royalty free images, photos and vectors. This allows him to carry the medicine back and save the day. Published july 1st 2005 by atheneum books for young readers first. His picture book, beardream, illustrated by jill kastner, is. When tepary spends the night watching the eclipse of the moon at the ruin, he discovers pothunters. According to navajo legend, kokopelli is a god of harvest and plenty. Also includes sites with a short overview, synopsis, book report, or summary of will. A narratological commentary on the odyssey by irene j. Kokopellis flute by will hobbs book read online scribd. In kokopelli s flute, awardwinning author will hobbs has created a unique and richly imagined world celebrating the timeless magic of nature and the lessons it teaches.
Indian arrives and we soon begin to suspect that he is kokopelli, the ancient flute player. Provided to youtube by symphonic distribution kokopellis flute deerskin deerskin kokopellis flute. Kokopellis flute by will hobbs goodreads share book. This fantasy, set amid the anasazi cliff dwellings in northern new mexico, finds tepary jones on a night hike to picture house to watch a lunar. A graduate of stanford university and former language arts teacher, he. Kokopellis flute by will hobbs the magic had always been there. Supersummary, a modern alternative to sparknotes and cliffsnotes, offers highquality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. His picture book, beardream, illustrated by jill kastner, is a companion to these novels. Read kokopelli s flute by will hobbs available from rakuten kobo.