The Eagle's Path is an illustrated children's fiction book by Michelle Corneau for Strong Nations Publishing. Colour pencil sketches by Audrey Keating illustrate the story of 10-year old Anna whose school friend Jill announces she prefers girls when the two talk about boys at their school. Anna is troubled and her parents notice Anna is unusually quiet at home. Her mother gently asks what is troubling Anna.
Once in a Blue Moon is a fictional account told in simple rhyming verse about the rare appearance of a blue moon. A blue moon is a second full moon in a calendar month. The author who identifies as Metis is also the illustrator for this book suggested for primary level students. Published by Groundwood Books in 2017. Selected for the 2018 FNCR longlist for First Nation Communities Read.
Kohkum`s Babushka: A Magical Metis-Ukrainian Tale is a unique modern oral tradition of a first encounter between a Metis family and an immigrant family. Unable to speak the other`s language the families share food and clothing. This imagined history takes readers to an ideal meeting that benefits both families. Caring, sharing, reciprocity and good feelings all around are symbolized in a colourful woman`s head scarf. Ideal for teachers looking for a first encounter resource. Suggested for junior-intermediate social studies.
No More Name is the follow-up novel in the PathFinders series from 7th Generation publishing. The story revolves around Bobby Byington as he deals with his father's alcoholism and anger. In this second story, Bobby is learning to trust and find ways of dealing with his father's issues. Bobby has found a way to return to the sport he enjoys--basketball. Unfortunately, new issues emerge as Bobby's girlfriend is bullied and resented by her less academic classmates. Bobby connects with a basketball team member who also encounters an alcoholic parent.
Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing from Inhabit Media tells the story of two friends who could not be more different. Ukaliq is loud, excited, and always looking for adventure. Kalla, on the other hand, is calm, quiet, and knows it's best to be well-prepared before travelling out on the land or sea ice. When the two friends head out for a day of fishing, Ukaliq can barely wait to get his line in the water - but his eagerness to catch a fish may just leave him empty-handed in the end.
Siku's New Friend is a fun story that teaches children about the importance of friendship and how to deal with feeling left out. Time for another canine adventure! When a new dog moves in next door, Siku and Kamik's friendship is tested. Reading Level: 11, Fountas & Pinnell Level: L
Sometimes I Feel Sad is a reader from the Nunavummi Early Leaning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach preschool-aged children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. Ptarmigan is so excited to go berry picking with Muskox. But when it starts to snow, her plans are ruined, and she becomes sad! See how Muskox helps Ptarmigan imagine all of the fun activities they can do in the snow in order to cheer Ptarmigan up. Reading Level: 9 Fountas & Pinnell Level: J
Sometimes I Feel Nervous is a reader from the Nunavummi Early Leaning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach preschool-aged children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. Caribou is nervous about his first day of school tomorrow! Luckily his good friend Seagull helps him get ready. Seagull is very happy about starting school. By sharing all the wonderful things they can look forward to at school, Seagull helps Caribou cope with his nervousness and teaches young readers how to deal with new situations.
Sometimes I Feel Loney is a reader from the Nunavummi Early Leaning and Child Care (ELCC) Emotional Literacy Series. These books feature thoughtful, engaging stories that teach preschool-aged children to identify and regulate their emotions in healthy ways. Ptarmigan feels sad and lonely. She just moved to a new community and doesn't have any friends yet. Follow along as Walrus helps Ptarmigan see how she can be a little less lonely, and see how Walrus and Ptarmigan become good friends in the process. Reading Level: 9 Fountas & Pinnell Level: J