Informative, easy-to read text and oversized photographs draw in readers as they learn about the Cherokee. Traditional ways of life, including social structure, homes, food, art, clothing, and more are covered. A map highlights the tribe's homeland, while fun facts and a timeline with photos help break up the text. Also discussed is contact with Europeans and American settlers, as well as how the people keep their culture alive today. The book closes with a quote from a tribe leader. Readers are left with a deeper understanding of the Cherokee people. Table of contents, glossary, and index included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.