Nokum, ma voix et mon coeur / Nokum is my Teacher (FR)

Northern LightsSKU: 088995383X

Author:
Bouchard, David
Grade Levels:
One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six
Nation:
Cree, Plains
Book Type:
HC
Pages:
32
Publisher:
Northern Lights

Price:
Sale price$24.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

Nokum Ma Voix Et Mon Coeur is the French language edition of Nokum is My Teacher by David Bouchard. Nokum is My Teacher is a picture book that effectively explains about teachings from grandmother, Nokum, told in French and Cree. Allen Sapp's remarkable oil paintings illustrate this sensitive book about the importance of Elders. Grandson asks his grandmother about the importance of attending school and learning how to read. Grandmother provides gentle teachings about respect for the culture of the Cree and advises the boy about understanding the world around him as well as his community. Bouchard uses lyrical dialogue between Nokum and grandson that is thoughtful and loving. Grandmother allows her grandchild to come to an understanding about the importance of learning to read through her gentle teachings. The boy knows that his grandmother is wise and knowledgeable even though she did not attend school. Bouchard narrates the story in French on the accompanying CD. The CD contains music by Northern Cree Singers and Cree narration.

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