La Pirogue de Shin-chi (Shin-chi's Canoe), hardcover ed

$19.95

La Pirogue de Shin-chi is the French edition of Shin-chi's Canoe by Nicola Campbell. This sequel to Shi-shi-etko is a story about a young girl's first year at residential school. In this second picture book, Shi-shi-etko returns for another school year and brings along her six-year-old brother. Shin-chi loves to fish and accompany his father in the canoe. But a new experience awaits and his sister helps him prepare for what will happen at school.

Price: $19.95

Goal in Sight, A, paper ed

$9.95

A Goal in Sight is one of Métis author Jacqueline Guest's chapter books in the Sports Stories series from James Lorimer Publishing. In this title the theme of bullying is brought to the forefront as 13-year old Aiden's task on his hockey club is the enforcer. Both his coach and his father bully the young teen. In turn Aiden does his job well in fact he starts a fight in the parking lot after a game and injures another player. As a result Aiden is sentenced to 300-hours of community service.

Price: $9.95

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.

Price: $10.95

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

Arctic Thunder, paper ed

$12.99

Arctic Thunder is an action-filled young adult sports novel with a twist. The storyline revolves around a fourteen-year-old teen whose father moves his small town family to Inuvik where he is stationed as an RCMP officer. Matt is completely attached to his championship box lacrosse team in Alberta. The move proves extremely difficult for the boy as he struggles to make new friends, leave current friends behind, and stop playing lacrosse, the sport he loves.

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Qu'appelle, hardcover ed (French edition), hardcover ed

$21.95

Qu'appelle (French edition) by Métis poet and storyteller David Bouchard combines a romanticized retelling of the origin of Qu'Appelle Valley in Saskatchewan with the evocative paintings by Cree artist Michael Lonechild. Bouchard explains how he first heard the compelling story about the region's name. Qu'Appelle can be traced to a Cree story about love and heartbreak between a First Nation's couple. Michael Lonechild draws upon his vivid memories of Saskatchewan's landscapes during the four seasons as his inspiration for the collaboration.

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Nobody Can Do It Better Than Wariso:se, paper ed (book & CD)

$31.20

Nobody Can Do It Better Than Wariso:se is a bilingual (Mohawk and English) children's picture book by Tom Sakokwenionkwas Porter. He writes about his childhood memories of his mother who raised him to always do his best no matter what the task. In the book's example, mother is performing household chores such as washing dishes, sweeping the floor, doing laundry and washing windows. As he son watches, mother works and talks quietly to herself saying only she can do the best job at whatever the task. She models a strong work ethic for her son who remembers this teaching today.

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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.

Price: $10.95

7 Generations: The Pact, volume 4, paper ed

$13.95

The graphic novel 7 Generations Stone by David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson introduces the first volume in a series of four novels. The Pact concludes the graphic novel series 7 Generations. It follows one Aboriginal family from the early 19th century to the present day and tells a story of redemption as residential school survivor James and his son, Edwin, reconcile their past and begin a new journey.

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