Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back

Monday, July 8th 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

In Native American legend, the thirteen scales on Old Turtle’s back hold the key to the thirteen cycles of the moon and the changing seasons. These lyrical poems and striking paintings celebrate the wonder of the seasons, from the Northern Cheyenne’s Moon of the Popping Trees to the Big Moon of the Abenaki.

Explore turtle shells and full moons with a Lancaster County Naturalist, after reading Thirteen Moons on Turtle’s Back: A Native American Year by Joseph Bruchac and Jonathan London. Make a a turtle shell craft calendar to take home.

Ages 6-12

Location Details

Mountville Branch

Location Address

120 College Avenue
Mountville, PA