When the Stars Came Home

SKU: 9780316592499

Brittany Luby
Natasha Donovan
Grade Levels:
Kindergarten, One, Two, Three
Book Type:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Copyright Date:

Sale price$24.99


Brittany Luby, of Anishinaabe descent, was raised on Treaty #3 Lands in what is now known as northwestern Ontario. Natasha Donovan is a Métis illustrator originally from Vancouver, British Columbia.

A heartwarming book from creators of Indigenous and Métis descent about the power of story and tradition to help navigate change

How does a strange new place become home?

When Ojiig moves to the city with his family, he misses everything they left behind. Most of all, he misses the sparkling night sky. Without the stars watching over him, he feels lost.

His parents try to help, but nothing seems to work. Not glow-in-the-dark sticker stars, not a star-shaped nightlight. But then they have a new idea for how to make Ojiig feel better — a special quilt stitched through with family stories that will wrap Ojiig in the warmth of knowing who he is and where he came from. Join this irresistible family as they discover the power of story and tradition to make a new place feel like home.

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