The Golden Flower

About the Book

Children’s Book Review: The Golden Flower

A review of the book The Golden Flower from Publishers Weekly.


Book Review: The Golden Flower

A review of the book from the blog Karen’s Garden Tips.


Review: The Golden Flower

Multiple reviews of the book The Golden Flower.


Home - Nina Jaffe

A biography of the author Nina Jaffe from her webpage.


Enrique O. Sánchez: Have Brush, Will Paint

A biography of the illustrator Enrique O. Sánchez.



Taíno Culture

An article about Taíno culture, including information about Taíno foods and games.


Taínos of Puerto Rico, a cultural site

An article about the Taíno social structure, language, and more.


A Selection of Taíno and Arawak Myths

A collection of myths of the Taíno and Arawak people.


Taíno mythology - Wikipedia

Wikipedia links to information about figures in Taíno mythologies.


Puerto Rican Folktales

A collection of Puerto Rican folktales, including those of the Taíno.



Puerto Rico Facts - Basic & Interesting Facts of Puerto Rico

Quick facts about Puerto Rico, including facts about its location and geography.  


United States Geography for Kids: New York

Maps of and facts about New York.


Geography of Puerto Rico

Facts about Puerto Rico’s geography, geology, topography, and more.


Top 10 Natural Wonders of Puerto Rico

A list of natural wonders in Puerto Rico, with links to their photos and descriptions.



Taíno History

An article about the history of the Taíno.


Taino Indian Culture

The history of and more information about the Taíno Indians.


What Became of the Taíno?
An article from the Smithsonian Magazine about the history and progression of Taíno Indians.



Taíno Symbols Petroglyphs Rock Engravings

Information about Taíno symbols and petroglyphs.  


Taíno Museum - First Taíno Museum in Haiti

The Kathy Dicquemare and the International Council of Museums work together to create the first Taíno museum in Haiti

Teaching Activities - The Golden Flower

Links to resources about the author, illustrator, interviews, and more.


The Taínos of Puerto Rico: Rediscovering Borinquen

A unit from the Yale National Initiative to teach about Borinquen to a Spanish speaking class.


Taíno People Lesson Plan

A lesson plan for a grade 5-6 classroom.