The dual-language edition, in English and Mi'gmaq, of the Silver Birch Express-nominated title, The Train - A picture book for children about residential schools.
Ga's (The Train) is written by Jodie Callaghan, an educator from Listuguj First Nation in Gespegewa’gi near Quebec. The book is translated by Joe Wilmot and illustrated by Georgia Lesley. This is story of a young girl, Ashley who is slowly walking back from school when she meets her Uncle. He is sad. He tells Ashley his story of first going to residential school and the important lesson of knowing where you come from. This story is colourfully illustrated yet invokes the sadness that Ashley and her Uncle feel. It is also descriptive with a short glossary of Mig’maq words.