How Animals Survive in the Cold is a title in the Nunavummi Reading Series published by 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.
The Raven and the Loon is a picture book retelling of a traditional Inuit legend explaining why Raven has black feathers and why Loon has flat feet. Storytellers Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley have created a charming children's book for primary students. In the beginning both the Loon and Raven had white feathers. They both felt their white feathers and snow-covered landscape made for a boring life. Mischievous Raven decided to visit Loon on day in her iglu. Loon was patiently sewing when Raven arrived, chattering non-stop. Then Raven had an idea.
The legend of Kaugjagjuk—a mistreated orphan who gains the strength to stand up for himself—is a traditional Inuit story told throughout the Arctic. Reimagined in this picture book for modern audiences by emerging Inuit writer Marion Lewis, this version of the Kaugjagjuk story gives young readers everywhere the chance to experience this traditional story about using one's patience and perseverance to overcoming obstacles and poor treatment by others. Reading Level: 5.9. FNCR 2013