The Fortune Teller's Daughter

SKU: 9780994004727

Sara General
Grade Levels:
Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve
Iroquois, Mohawk
Book Type:
Spirit & Intent
Copyright Date:

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The Fortune Teller's Daughter: Fortune & Fall Book One tells the story of Cora who returns home to find her mother missing and a large pool of blood covering the floor.  Desperate for answers Cora must now leave her home and stay at a teen shelter in her community.  Cora is soon to turn sixteen and plays for her local high school lacrosse tea.  After just learning the scout for the Iroquois Nationals team is impressed with Cora's lacrosse skills, Cora is sent reeling and confused. Cora's mom is the community's fortune teller despite Cora's objections. But with her mother missing, Cora turns to the methods she once shunned to learn the truth about what happened to her mother and why. And there is certainly much to discover. Before long, Cora is drawn deeper into the world of seers, and magic where she encounters strange lights, dangerous serpents and powerful beings she thought only existed in stories. Most importantly, she discovers that her mother has been keeping secrets from her—secrets that will change Cora’s life forever. This exciting narrative will have readers hooked and desperate for learning about Cora and her missing mother. Set in a First Nation community this mystery novel weaves an account that draws on author Sara General's attention to detail and her cultural knowledge and worldview.  Sara General lives in Six Nations of the Grand River on Turtle Island (Canada). She belongs to the Mohawk Nation and the Turtle Clan. She has worked in the area of Indigenous education for the last ten years. Sara holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Indigenous Studies, a Masters of Professional Education and is currently completing a Doctor of Education at Western University in London, Ontario. Highly Recommended.

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