Eagle Books — Synopses — Young Readers
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Through The Eyes of The Eagle introduces the characters of Mr. Eagle and Rain That Dances, the American Indian boy he befriends. Mr. Eagle reminds the young boy of the healthy ways of his ancestors.
In Knees Lifted High, the second book, Rain That Dances introduces Thunder Cloud, his best friend, to Mr. Eagle who encourages the boys to be physically active every day.
The third book, A Plate Full of Color, introduces Miss Rabbit and the boys’ friends, Little Hummingbird and Simon. Miss Rabbit teaches the value of eating a variety of colorful and healthy foods.
Tricky Treats, the final book in the series, introduces the character of Coyote, a trickster, and encourages children not to be tricked by coyote when choosing foods to eat.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
For a set of Eagle Books and the animated series visit http://wwwn.cdc.gov/pubs/diabetes.aspx or call 1-800-CDC-INFO or 1-888-232-6348 TTY
Indian Health Service
Multiple copies of the Eagle Books and animated series are available through the Indian Health Service: http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/Diabetes/RESOURCES/Catalog/rde/index.cfm?module=catalog&opt=2
Public Health Foundation
The Eagle Books are available in bulk supplies through the Public Health Foundation at http://bookstore.phf.org
For more information, please contact 770-488-5062.
Coyote and the Turtle’s Dream
Native Diabetes Wellness Program
Order Free Eagle Books from CDC
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30333
TTY: (888) 232-6348
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