The Northern Lights is a Level 8 reader in the Nunavummi Reading Series from Inhabit Education. This is a unique Nunavut-made levelled reading series that aligns the reading expectations of the Inuit language, English, and French. The reading series corresponds closely to the reading levels and expectations developed by the Department of Education in Nunavut. This approach to literacy provides educators and parents the tools they need to ensure that children are equally challenged and successful in all the languages represented in Nunavut.
Pipon means It is Winter and this 23-page book offers young readers an introduction to Cree language words and phrases. It is a dual language (Cree and English) resource written by Manitoba Cree language teacher Brenda Fontaine. Simple text is accompanied by colour photographs that assist learners from kindergarten to grade 2 who are taking Cree language lessons. Twenty phrases highlight winter activities, weather and winter sports. The book contains a glossary of phrases but does not offer pronunciation assistance.
The Shadows that Rush Past: A Collection of Frightening Inuit Folktales is an amazing collection of four scary traditional stories from the Inuit retold with precision and vibrancy by Rachel Qitsualik, Inuk educator and storyteller. Each story engages readers with a frightening account of a monster or creature from the Arctic. The read aloud stories capture the imagination of the listener in the conversational tone of each account. Using suspense and irony the author takes us back to a time when monsters and larger than life polar bears roamed the region.
Welcome to British North America is a six volume set of 32-page books written by Heather Hudak for Beech Street Books. Designed for elementary students from grades 3 to 6 the books offer introductions to the history of British North America. In Conflicts in British North America readers are introduced to the various European nations who tried to establish settlements and came into conflicts in what became Canada. It recognizes the First Nations who had territories long before the newcomers arrived.
Welcome to New France: Road to Upper and Lower Canada is one of the titles in Beech Street Books six volume series that addresses the early history of Canada from the 1500s to the 1800s. Designed for junior level readers each title is divided into six chapters approximately two pages in length. Readers will gain a basic knowledge of the history, exploration, settlement and way of life in the land that became known as Canada. Several of the titles contain content about First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
Welcome to British North America: Governance of British North America is one of the six volume set of 32-page books written by Heather Hudak for Beech Street Books. Designed for elementary students from grades 3 to 6 the books offer introductions to the history of British North America. In Governance the readers are provided with simple details about the French and British and their ways of life in the years following the split of Upper and Lower Canada.