Where I Belong is a moving novel of self-discovery and redemption, that takes place during the Oka Crisis of the summer of 1990. Having been adopted as an infant, Carrie has always felt out of place-and recurring dreams keep warning that someone close to her will be badly hurt. When she finds out that her birth father is living in Kahnawake, Quebec, she goes there and finally finds a place she truly belongs. Tara White is a Mohawk woman from Kahnawake, Quebec, and has always dreamed of being a writer.
I Like Who I Am is first-time author Tara White children's picture book about identity, bullying, and assertiveness. A young Mohawk girl named Celina experiences her first day in an elementary school in a Mohawk community. From the illustrations, the reader quickly notes that Celina has blonde hair and blue eyes. At recess her new classmates gather round and quiz her about why she is attending their school. Celina explains that her mother just started a new job at the band office. Other students then ask her about her identity. Is Celina really a Mohawk girl?