Dear Canada: These are My Words, The Residential School Diary of Violet Pasheens, Northern Ontario 1966, is the exciting addition to Scholastic Canada's Series, Dear Canada. Authored by Ojibwe scholar, professor, and writer Ruby Slipperjack, the 200-page fictional diary presents the perspective of an Ojibwe girl who is forced to attend a residential school in 1966. Violet has to leave her loving home living with her grandma and attend a foreign institution run by nuns who insist on only speaking English and attending chapel daily.
Dear Canada: A Time for Giving, Ten Tales of Christmas is a charming collection of first-person narrative stories about Canadian winter and Christmas celebrations from a variety of young women in a diary format. Outstanding Canadian fiction authors and one First Nation author present situations based on their most recent Dear Canada diarists.
Du Sang Sur Nos Terres: Joséphine Bouvier, Témoin de la Rébellion de Louis Riel, is the French language edition of Blood Upon Our Land: The North West Resistance Diary of Josephine Bouvier by Maxine Trottier. This French edition is translated by Martine Faubert. This historical novel is part of the Cher Journal series (Dear Canada Series) from Editions Scholastic.
Dear Canada Blood Upon Our Land: The North West Resistance Diary of Josephine Bouvier by Maxine Trottier is a title in the Dear Canada Series. Text in English, with some French words. Thirteen-year-old Josephine describes, in journal format, her mixed feelings about the North West Resistance against the white settlers in the late nineteenth century as the Métis and allied First Nations fight for their way of life in Canada. Tension grips Batoche, Saskatchewan in 1885. Many Métis have moved here after the 1870 Riel Rebellion in Manitoba. But life in Batoche is difficult.
Mon Pays À Feu Et À Sang: Genevieve Aubuchon, Au Temps De La Bataille Des Plaines D'Abraham is the French translation of The Death of My Country: The Plains of Abraham Diary of Genevieve Aubuchon. This is a recent historical novel by Maxine Trottier that explores an Abenaki girl's experiences during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in New France, 1759. This novel is part of the Dear Canada series. The French editions is translated by Martine Faubert. Genevieve is a Catholic orphan raised in a French widow's household.
The Death of My Country: The Plains of Abraham Diary of Genevieve Aubuchon is a recent historical novel by Maxine Trottier that explores an Abenaki girl's experiences during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in New France, 1759. This novel is part of the Dear Canada series. Genevieve is a Catholic orphan raised in a French widow's household. Her older brother remains connected to the Abenaki community but his loyalties are to his sister. Genevieve's comfortable live changes when war between the British and French is declared. Of course many Abenaki support their French allies.