Diabolical, paper ed

$10.00

In Diabolical, the most recent fantasy novel from Choctaw author Cynthia Leitich Smith characters from her previous novels and new ones appear for a climactic showdown. When "slipped" angel Zachary and his werewolf pal, Kieren, arrive under suspicious circumstances to the mysterious New England boarding school, Scholomance Academy, they quickly find themselves in a hellish lockdown with an intriguing assortment of secretive, hand-picked students.

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My Name is Not Easy, paper ed

$0.00

My Name is Not Easy is a moving and carefully written account of five Inuit, Inupiaq, and Athapascan children who attend an Alaskan Roman Catholic boarding school during the times of massive changes in America during the 1960s. Luke knows his Iñupiaq name is full of sounds white people can’t say. So he leaves it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles away from their Arctic village. At Sacred Heart School, students—Eskimo, Indian, White—line up on different sides of the cafeteria like there’s some kind of war going on.

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Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner, paper ed

$13.95

Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner is one of the titles in 7th Generations' PathFinders Series. This series of novels are known as high/low books—written at a lower reading level but with high-interest, age-appropriate plots. Designed for reluctant readers from age 12 and up, these books feature linear story lines, limited vocabulary and short sentences. The layout and print size also contribute in making the books easier to read. This historical novel is set during the infamous Navajo Long Walk of 1864 by award-winning, Choctaw author Tim Tingle.

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Him Standing (Rapid Reads), paper ed

$9.95

Him Standing is the 2012 Rapid Reads title from the Rapid Reads Series. Rapid Reads are short novels and non-fiction books designed for reluctant or low-literacy teen and adult readers. This 144-page novel is ideal for the male high school student or adult literacy learner who has limited interest in reading. Richard Wagamese's fast-paced plot line and character development keeps the reader wanting to find out what happens next. Nineteen-year-old Lucas Smoke has left the reserve and moved to the big city to try his hand in the art world.

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Tribal Journey, paper ed

$13.95

Tribal Journey is one of the titles in 7th Generations' PathFinders Series. This series of novels are known as high/low books—written at a lower reading level but with high-interest, age-appropriate plots. Designed for reluctant readers, these books feature linear story lines, limited vocabulary and short sentences. The layout and print size also contribute in making the books easier to read.

Price: $13.95

Little Brother of War, paper ed

$13.95

Little Brother of War is one of the titles in 7th Generations' PathFinders Series. This series of novels are known as high/low books—written at a lower reading level but with high-interest, age-appropriate plots. Designed for reluctant readers ages 12 and up, these books feature linear story lines, limited vocabulary and short sentences. The layout and print size also contribute in making the books easier to read. Sixteen-year-old Mississippi Choctaw Randy Cheska has lived most of his young life in the shadow of his older football-hero brother, Jack.

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Amazing Time Travel Adventures of the Iron Crow Brothers and Bree Sainte Marie, The, paper ed

$12.95

The Amazing Time Travel Adventures of the Iron Crow Brothers and Bree Sainte Marie is a historical fiction young adult novel by Calgary amateur historian Rob Lennard. He combines an original time travel tale (image the Magic Schoolbus) along with historical factoids about Alberta history. He conveniently identifies the facts and story in two different fonts.  When his little brother, Johnny, contracts a fatal blood disease, teenage track star Max Iron Crow embarks on a life-saving vision quest, meeting guardian wolves, three First Nations chiefs, and his own Blackfoot ancestors.

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Blood Brothers in Louisbourg, paper ed

$11.95

Blood Brothers in Louisbourg by Philip Roy is a young adult historical fiction novel that features two male characters. Fifteen year old student Jacques is travelling to Louisbourg with his military-minded father. Jacques wants nothing more than to read Voltaire and play his music. His officer father wants Jacques to become a man and a soldier fighting for the French in Cape Breton's military fortress. The other main character is a Mi'kmaw youth named Two-feathers. This odd name represents the heritage of his Mi'kmaw mother and French military father.

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Nobody Cries at Bingo, paper ed

$15.95

Nobody Cries at Bingo is a first novel by Plains Cree comedian and playwright Dawn Dumont. Part memoir and part novel, Dawn Dumont takes readers on a tour of her life growing up on the Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan. Told chronologically the story of Dawn's early years at home and school emerge as a time of close relationships among her family and friends. As she attends school, Dawn's days of the riding the school bus are filled with humour and trepidation. The common stereotypes of reserve life, rez dogs, and bingo are shattered in this humour-filled anecdotal format.

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Way: A Novel, The, paper ed

$15.50

The Way is Joseph Bruchac's 2007 young-adult novel featuring an Abenaki youth dealing with teasing and bullying. In this story Cody is just beginning his high school career and deals with bullies through his imagination and trying to remain invisible to those who target weak students. Cody has a tendency to stutter and this makes him more self-conscience. In his imagination Cody is a super ninja hero who saves the students around him and is praised at his funeral. But on the day-to-day school front, Cody and other students have to try not to be the victims.

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