Whisper in the Dark, paper ed

$8.50

Whisper in the Dark is Joseph Bruchac's recent children's novel that combines traditional Native American stories into a contemporary situation to achieve a scary, fast-paced thriller. The story is set in Providence, Rhode Island and the heroine is thirteen-year-old Maddy. She lives with her Aunt Lyssa because her parents were killed in a tragic automobile accident that resulted in paralysis of her arm. Maddie's father had Narragansett ancestry and his mother had told Maddy many legends and some of them were scary monster tales that Maddie loved.

Price: $8.50

Night Wings, hardcover ed

$19.99

Night Wings is the latest novel for children written by well-known Abenaki storyteller and author Joseph Bruchac. This novel takes readers on an adventure with an Abenaki 13-year-old teen in the care of his grandfather who works as a wilderness guide in New Hampshire. Paul Fortune's parents are both deployed to Iraq and for the next year he is living with his grandfather. Their lives are seriously uprooted when the pair is basically kidnapped by a TV crew bent on finding the famed treasure of Pmola, an Abenaki bird-like creature of legend living high on Mount Washington.

Price: $19.99

Tuk and the Whale, paper ed

$9.95

Tuk and the Whale is a chapter book that tells the story of a first contact situation between an Inuit hunting camp on Baffin Island and European whalers during the early 1600s. Storyteller Raquel Rivera has written the account of the lost and helpless whalers meeting Inuit hunters through the perspective of a young Inuk boy, Tuk. Tuk's family is in their winter camp as he sees an odd boat of Qallunnaat or foreigners. The men from the boat are hungry and want to enlist the aid of the Inuit in finding and killing the Arvik, a large black whale.

Price: $9.95

Porcupine Year, The, hardcover ed

$21.00

The Porcupine Year is the third children's novel in Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich's series about the life of a 19th-century Ojibwe family set on Madeline Island in Lake Superior. This story is set in 1852 and the lead character, Omakayas, is twelve-years-old as her family is forced to move from their beloved land because of the demands by the chimookomanag, the white people, who are moving closer to the people every year. The family decides to travel north to meet up with a sister's family.

Price: $21.00

Living Stories: Godi Weghàà Ets' eèda, hardcover ed

$16.95

Living Stories: Godi Weghàà Ets' eèda one of the latest titles in Fifth House Publishing's The Land Is Our Storybook series. This book co-authored by Therese Zoe, Philip Zoe, and Mindy Willett offers elementary students a First Nation's perspective about the lifestyle and cultural heritage of the contemporary Tlicho (Dogrib) community in the Northwest Territories. This picture book contains first-hand information about the community of Gameti through the stories and words of Therese Zoe, her brother-in-law Philip Zoe, and Philip's sister, Elizabeth Chocolate.

Price: $16.95

Porcupine Year, The, paper ed

$13.99

The Porcupine Year is the third children's novel in Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich's series about the life of a 19th-century Ojibwe family set on Madeline Island in Lake Superior. This story is set in 1852 and the lead character, Omakayas, is twelve-years-old as her family is forced to move from their beloved land because of the demands by the chimookomanag, the white people, who are moving closer to the people every year. The family decides to travel north to meet up with a sister's family.

Price: $13.99

Old Man with the Otter Medicine, The, paper ed OUT OF PRINT

$0.00

The Old Man with the Otter Medicine (Eneeko Nambe Il'oo K'eezho) is a traditional Dene legend told by George Blondin, respected Elder and storyteller, and adapted by his late son John Blondin (1960-1996). This new Theytus publication is a bilingual picture book with the story printed in English and the Weledeh Dialect of the Dogrib (Na-Dene) language. This simply-told story for young children explains how a village of Dene people long ago were used to catching many fish from the nearby lake. But one day the fish were no more.

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Himalaya: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

$15.32

Himalaya: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Sherpa and Tibetan family. Readers are introduced to a Sherpa girl named Yanghsi who lives in Nepal. We see her family and their day-to-day lives through her eyes.

Price: $15.32

Mongolia: Vanishing Cultures, paper ed

$15.33

Mongolia: Vanishing Cultures is a new title from Lee and Low Publishers in their Explore Vanishing Cultures Series. Each title in the series examines an Indigenous culture as the people attempt to face the challenges of their changing environment. In this book, the author offers elementary readers an opportunity to see a contemporary Mongolian family through the eyes of two cousins. Dawa and Olana look forward to the day when they acquire their own hoses.

Price: $15.33

Buffalo Song, hardcover ed

$26.55

Buffalo Song is a new picture book from prolific Abenaki storyteller and author Joseph Bruchac. This fictionalized account of the initial rescue of the American bison or buffalo is told through the eyes of the people first involved. The story opens in the year 1873 as two Nez Perce riders come across the bodies of slaughtered buffalo on the floor of a protected canyon. Hunters had taken only the tongues and left the animals where they fell. Only a weakened calf survived and the boy and his father take the dying calf to a man known as Sam Walking Coyote.

Price: $26.55

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