Counting on Hope, paper ed

$14.95

Award-winning writer Sylvia Olsen's sensitively drawn depiction of innocence lost and wisdom hard won, Counting on Hope tells the story of an English girl named Hope and a Lamalcha girl named Letia, whose lives are profoundly changed when their two cultures meet. The action is set against the backdrop of the confusing events surrounding the English colonization of British Columbia and an 1863 naval assault on Kuper Island. Alternating between free verse and prose, Counting on Hope follows the girls' individual story lines before, during and after their meeting.

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Fight for Justice, paper ed

$7.95

Fight for Justice by teacher Lori Saigeon is a highly accessible novel about bullying as seen through the perspective of 10-year-old Justice Stoneyplain and his twin sister Charity. Both attend an inner-city school in a Prairie town. Living away from their home reserve the family occasionally visits the children's Mushum and Kokum on highly anticipated weekends. Both brother and sister are faced with a neighbourhood bully who causes them much grief. The growing problem escalates as Justice is hesitant to talk with his mother or teachers.

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Secret of the Dance, paper ed

$10.95

Secret of the Dance is a picture book tells the fictional story of an nine-year-old Kwakwaka'wakw boy who witnesses a Potlatch Ceremony in 1935. Retired provincial court judge, Alfred Scow, recounts the event to Andrea Spalding about this once forbidden ceremony. The federal government passed legislation prohibiting Potlatch Ceremonies in 1885. These important ceremonies were often held in private by families because if caught the participants could face prison time or have their regalia and masks confiscated.

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Fatty Legs: A True Story, hardcover ed

$21.95

Fatty Legs: A True Story is a recounting of 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, Fatty Legs, is the result of her destruction of the dreaded red-coloured stockings a nun forced her to wear at residential school. The picture book tells about her life before residential school, how she travelled five days to attend the school, and her life at the school.

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Fatty Legs: A True Story, paper ed

$12.95

Fatty Legs: A True Story is a recounting of 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, Fatty Legs, is the result of her destruction of the dreaded red-coloured stockings a nun forced her to wear at residential school. The picture book tells about her life before residential school, how she travelled five days to attend the school, and her life at the school.

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Native Musicians in the Groove, paper ed

$13.95

Native Musicians in the Groove is the 2009 title in the Native Trailblazer Series. This volume offers elementary readers 10 biographical sketches about contemporary First Nations and Native American singers and musicians. Author Vincent Schilling interviewed each participant and supplies fascinating details about each artist. Many artists discuss their early musical influences, education, and ways they overcame racism.

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Cyberbullying: Deal with It and Ctrl Alt Delete It, hardcover ed

$26.95

Cyberbullying: Deal with It and Ctrl Alt Delete It 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 the growing phenomenon known as cyberbullying and how to identify and effectively deal with the tactics of a cyberbully. The book describes scenarios of cyberbullying and how students can identify the actions of others online. The book covers how to take action against cyberbullying behaviours whether the student is the cyberbully, the target, or the witness.

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Bullying: Deal With It Before Push Comes to Shove, hardcover ed

$24.95

Bullying: Deal With It Before Push Comes to Shove 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 bullying. The book covers how to take action against bullying behaviours whether the student is the bully, the target, or the witness.

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Native Men of Courage, paper ed NO LONGER AVAILABLE

$0.00

NO LONGER AVAILABLE FROM GOODMINDS  Native Men of Courage is the most recent title in Native Trailblazer Series. This volume offers elementary readers 10 biographical sketches about Aboriginal men who have contributed significantly to the betterment of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis communities. Each person selected by Mohawk author Vincent Schilling offers readers an insight to men of distinction living and working in Canada and the United States.

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Northern Star, paper ed

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Northern Star by Lorna Schultz Nicholson is a novel in the Lorimer series, Sports Stories. Inuk hockey player Peter Kuiksak has started to adjust to his new life in Edmonton, but all of the attention he is receiving from fans and agents begins to go to his head. Inspired by the career of NHL star Jordin Tootoo, Northern Star continues one exceptional player's journey, started in Roughing and Against the Boards, toward hockey greatness. ATOS Reading Level: 4.1; Reading Level: 4.1
Northern Star is available in hardcover (9781550289114) at the paper edition price.

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