Running with Changing Woman Paperback

Running with Changing Woman Paperback

Running with Changing Woman Available in Paperback!


Running with Changing Woman is now available in Paperback The latest young adult novel from Salina Bookshelf is out now in hardcover and paperback.

Written by Lorinda Martinez with cover art by Brittany Gene

Samantha is a Navajo girl attending Atsá Mesa Community School on the Navajo Reservation. Her life has seemed pretty average when one day at school her body suddenly changes. As a Diné, Samantha must now prepare for the Diné womanhood ceremony called the Kinaaldá. With her life now filled with more drama than ever before, she’s reluctant to participate in the demanding four-day ceremony. With a whirlwind of new adventures and pep talks from those closest to her, Sam’s family and her two best friends do their best to help Sam deal with bullies, boys, and her new responsibilities as a Diné woman.

“It was during this ceremony my grandma told me how Changing Woman brought the teachings of k’é, family to the Diné. When my grandma told me that, I understood why she wanted us to have the ceremony. For us Diné, family is life, it’s the start of everything. It’s good that your family is having the ceremony.”

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