Singing Sisters: A Story of Humility

Portage & Main PressSKU: 9781553795209

Author:
Vermette, Katherena
Grade Levels:
Kindergarten, One, Two, Three, Four
Nation:
Ojibwe
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
24
Publisher:
Portage & Main Press
Series:
The Seven Teachings Stories
Copyright Data:
2014

Price:
Sale price$9.95

Description

Singing Sisters: A Story of Humility is a simply illustrated 24-page book from the Highwater Press series, The Seven Teaching Stories. Ma'iingan knows she is a very good singer. Conflict erupts when her little sister wants to sing just like her. With short sentences and easy vocabulary, this little reader is perfect for stories about sibling rivalry. Big sister Ma'iingan finds her little sister's singing to be just awful. On the way to their auntie's house with their mother, little sister wants to sing too. But Ma'iingan does not approve. Now Mom tells her eldest daughter they both can sing for their aunt. Ma'iingan realizes her little sister is sad and begins to sing with her little sister. When they sing for their aunt, both girls are told they are both amazing singers. Ma'iingan learns to share her talent with her little sister so that both sisters are happy. Series author Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer of poetry, fiction, and children's literature. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia. Illustrator Irene Kuziw is a graduate of the University of Manitoba’s School of Art. In keeping with the simple stories, the artist's works capture the essential nature of the story making this little reader ideal for beginning readers.

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