Shannen and the Dream for a School, paper ed

$14.95

Shannen and the Dream for a School is one of the titles in the Kids Power Series from Second Story Press.  The author Janet Wilson has taken the real-life story of Shannen Koostachin, her friends and family of Attawapiskat and created a fictionalized account in a chapter book format.  Shannen was a student attending JR Nakogee Elementary when her and other community students began a campaign to have a new school built.  The school had been contaminated by a fuel spill in 1979, and now students were forced to endure moldy and drafty portables during the school day.  At thirteen Shannen and h

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L'Arbre Sacré (The Sacred Tree), paper ed

$19.95

L'Arbre Sacré is the French 2013 translation of The Sacred Tree. Originally  published by Four Worlds Development Project in 1984, this book was intended as a resource for Aboriginal communities involved in healing programs. The Sacred Tree remains a valuable book that provides an introduction to First Nations spirituality, identity, self-discovery, cultural and traditional values, and symbolism. The book can be used to assist students to understand themselves, their community, and the world around them.

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Etrangere chez moi (A Stranger at Home), paper ed

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Etrangere chez moi is the French language edition of A Stranger at Home: A True Story. This book is the sequel to the novel Les Bas du pensionnat (Fatty Legs) by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This 124-illustrated chapter book joins Margaret upon her return to her family from spending two years at residential school. Margaret is full of anticipation and joy but suddenly comes to grips with the fact that her mother no longer recognizes her ten-year old daughter with short hair and looking taller and thinner.

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Les Bas du pensionnat (Fatty Legs), pb- Out of Stock Indefinitely

$16.99

Les Bas du pensionnat is the French language edition of Fatty Legs: A True Story. Les Bas du pensionnat recounts the life of an eight-year-old Banks Island Inuvialuit girl who attended Residential School. Olemaun Pokiak, later called Margaret, tells her story in this memoir. In the introduction she explains the book's title, Les Bas du pensionnat or Fatty Legs, is the result of her destruction of the dreaded red-coloured stockings a nun forced her to wear at residential school.

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Homophobia: Deal With It and Turn Prejudice into Pride, paper ed

$12.95

Homophobia: Deal With It and Turn Prejudice into Pride is one of the titles in the Deal With It Series created to assist adolescents with everyday conflicts in their lives and promotes peaceful resolution.  This title examines how students can effectively deal with homophobia. The book covers how to take action against homophobic behaviours whether the student is the homophobe, the target, or the witness.

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Something To Hold, hardcover ed

$19.99

Something To Hold is a junior level novel written by first-time author Katherine Schlick Noe about her experiences growing up on the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon where her father is the forester in charge of managing fires. Eleven-year-old Kitty lives with her parents and siblings in the government housing and attends the reservation day school. Feeling apprehensive about starting a new school in a new location, Kitty begins by trying to make friends with the Paiute and Wasco students. Her brothers quickly make friends as they join the local noon-time and after school baseball games.

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Outcasts of River Falls, paper ed

$9.95

Outcasts of River Falls by award-winning Métis author Jacqueline Guest is the sequel to the historical fiction novel, Belle of Batoche. The novel is set in a Métis community, River Falls, where 14-year-old Kathryn Tourand arrives to live with her guardian and only relative Aunt Belle. Kathryn's father has died and while he passed for white in Toronto, Kathryn is in for a surprise as she learns she is Métis and so is Aunt Belle. What follows is a coming-of-age story as Kathryn learns what it truly means to be one of the Road Allowance People at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Stranger at Home: A True Story, A, hardcover ed

$21.95

A Stranger at Home: A True Story is the sequel to the novel Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This 124-illustrated chapter book joins Margaret upon her return to her family from spending two years at residential school. Margaret is full of anticipation and joy but suddenly comes to grips with the fact that her mother no longer recognizes her ten-year old daughter with short hair and looking taller and thinner. This initial reluctance by her mother is countered by the loving embrace from her father.

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Environmentalists from our First Nations, paper ed

$10.95

Environmentalists from our First Nations is the 2011 release in the series, First Nations Series for Young Readers from Second Story Press. All books in this series feature brief biography pieces about several First Nation and Native American people who show leadership in their chosen field. In this book, the author Vincent Schilling has selected eleven individuals from the USA and Canada who work for the betterment of Mother Earth and her peoples in the field of environmental science.

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Stranger at Home: A True Story, A, paper ed

$12.95

A Stranger at Home: A True Story is the sequel to the novel Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This 124-illustrated chapter book joins Margaret upon her return to her family from spending two years at residential school. Margaret is full of anticipation and joy but suddenly comes to grips with the fact that her mother no longer recognizes her ten-year old daughter with short hair and looking taller and thinner. This initial reluctance by her mother is countered by the loving embrace from her father.

Price: $12.95

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