Histoires Fortes / Strong Stories, French, Series of 8, Paperback ed.

$79.65

Histoires Kanyen'keha:kas / Strong Stories published by Strong Nations Publishing is a set of eight small readers written by Mohawk educator Michelle Corneau. Each of the 16-page illustrated books covers key teachings and traditional stories about the Mohawk Nation.

Price: $79.65

Blueberry Patch / Mayabeekamneeboon, Hardcover ed

$19.95

Mayabeekamneeboon is the story of a trip to a blueberry patch in the late 1940s around Duck Bay near Camperville, Manitoba. An Elder shares his experiences, describing the trip, the team pulling the wagon, the bush and territory, the trail of wagons and setting up tents and the fun of it all. The images are vivid and colourful complementing and immersing the reader in the story so sharing the experience. Activities and a recipe are included for this blueberry picking trip.

Price: $19.95

Neekna and Chemai, Paperback ed

$14.95

Neekna and Chemai first published by Theytus Books in 1984 was reprinted for the third time in 2018. Written by renowned Okanagan author and scholar Jeannette Armstrong with illustrations by Okanagan artist Barbara Marchand this book is designed to appeal to elementary level readers. Part story and picture book this title contains factual information about the Okanagan Nation prior to the contact period. Told from the perspective of two friends, Neekna and Chemai recount the seasonal rounds of their families living on the land in the British Columbia interior.

Price: $14.95

I Am Eating, paper ed

$13.95

I Am Eating is a dual language reader from Arvaaq Books, an imprint of Inhabit Education designed to interest young children. The titles from this published are relevant to children in the Canadian Arctic. All books feature colourful and engaging illustrations or photographs and are available in English and Inuktitut syllabics.  Illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko, this 12-page book asks readers about the foods they enjoy eating.

Price: $13.95

Bear for Breakfast, Makwa kidji kijebà wìsiniyàn, paper ed

$7.99

Bear for Breakfast, Makwa kidji kijebà wìsiniyàn is the recent Robert Munsch picture book about a young boy who wants to have a unique breakfast. Instead of having a bowl of cereal or some delicious pancakes Donovan tells his mother he wants to eat bear for breakfast. Donovan’s grandfather explained that as a child he often ate bear for his breakfast. Mother explains that she had just shopped for groceries but if Donovan hurried he might find some bear meat for his morning meal. Donovan immediately sets out to locate bear. He meets locates several animals but there are no bears.

Price: $7.99

Awasis and the World-Famous Bannock, hardcover ed

$19.95

Awasis and the World-Famous Bannock is a charming picture book by the Swan River First Nation author Dallas Hunt. Added to the mix of this fun text are the colourful illustrations from Metis media artist and filmmaker Amanda Strong. The Cree author mixes key Cree vocabulary within this story about a young girl who is delivering her Kohkum’s (grandmother’s” bannock to a relative. But on her way Awasis allows the bread to fall into a stream. What should the little girl do? With the help of her animal friends the girl collects all the ingredients for making bannock.

Price: $19.95

Le Livre de La Galette (The Bannock Book), paper ed

$10.95

Le Livre de La Galette is a 32-page children's picture book written and illustrated by Reading Recovery teacher Linda Ducharme.  It is the French language edition translated from the English edition by Mona Buors. The author tells the story of a young girl as she assists her mother with making a healthy bannock for her grandfather, called Pepere. The family is Métis and the author introduces a few Michif terms. The procedure for making bannock is described in simple sentences. The granddaughter assists by measuring the whole wheat flour and other dry ingredients.

Price: $10.95

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