Pilot Error (book & CD), paper ed OUT OF STOCK

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Pilot error is a 79-page suspense novel about eleven-year old Andrew Martin’s search for his missing father.  Bill Martin’s funeral is well attended and as his wife and daughters are mourning the loss, Andrew just doesn’t believe it was pilot error that brought down his father’s plane. Andrew lives with his family in an Ojibwe First Nation community. His mom is Ojibwe and his dad is not. Bill Martin owned a plane and had an excellent flying record. Andrew along with his friend Joshua trek through the woods to the crash site.

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Chickadee, hardcover ed

$21.00

Continuing the series that began with The Birchbark House, The Game of Silence and The Porcupine Year, Chickadee follows a brand new character, Omakayas's grandson Chickadee. It's 1866 and just like the bird that is his namesake, Chickadee is small and clever. When Chickadee's twin brother pranks Shigaag, the Ojibwe Nation's ne'er-do-well, Shigaag's unruly, bumbling sons kidnap Chickadee as revenge. He's taken farther from home than he's ever been. But Chickadee is not afraid because he remembers the saying his grandmother taught him: small things have great power.

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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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Chickadee, paper ed

$8.99

Continuing the series that began with The Birchbark House, The Game of Silence and The Porcupine Year, Chickadee follows a brand new character, Omakayas's grandson Chickadee. It's 1866 and just like the bird that is his namesake, Chickadee is small and clever. When Chickadee's twin brother pranks Shigaag, the Ojibwe Nation's ne'er-do-well, Shigaag's unruly, bumbling sons kidnap Chickadee as revenge. He's taken farther from home than he's ever been. But Chickadee is not afraid because he remembers the saying his grandmother taught him: small things have great power.

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Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings, paper ed

$7.99

Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings is a coming of age story with a difference. Entering her fourteenth year Jade experiences a rapid succession of firsts, along with her zit. She has her first period while trying on bathing suits at the mall, her father googles menstruation and loads up their shopping cart with assorted feminine products including bath salts, and she gets to chat with her first crush, the hunky Luke. Being overweight but likeable Jade is quirky, sarcastic, and missing her mother who drowned.

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Beneath Raven Moon, Ba'naboy' laxa Gwa'wina 'Makwala, hardcover ed

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Métis storyteller takes a Kwakwaka'wakw-inspired story about the important role of Grandmother Moon in the lives of the Earth's peoples and creates a bilingual (English/Kwak'wala) picture book. Moving colour art images by Andy Everson captures the mood of the story in surprising detail. Kwak'wala translation by Pauline Alfred and Pewi Alfred. The accompanying audio CD includes the story in English and Kwak'wala, with flute music provided by Mary Youngblood.

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Joy of Apex, paper ed

$9.95

Joy of Apex is an exciting chapter book aimed at readers in grade 4 to 7 and is the first-person narrative of Joy, a ten-year-old girl, who lives in a suburb of Iqaluit. Joy's day-to-day routine of school, friends, and family is changed by the underlying turmoil of her parent's marriage. Joy's younger sister, Allusha, and her brother Alex all have their own personalities. Dad works from home and is doing a lot of the family's chores, while Mom is spending more time away visiting her sisters in Iqaluit.

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Walking on Earth and Touching the Sky: Poetry and Prose from Lakota Youth at Red Cloud Indian School, hardcover ed

$26.95

Walking on Earth and Touching the Sky: Poetry and Prose from Lakota Youth at Red Cloud Indian School is a poetry anthology with a difference. Collected in this anthology are 109 poems and short prose pieces authored by 61 former students of Red Cloud Indian School on the Pine Ridge Reservation between1997 to 2000. Poet and teacher Timothy McLaughlin encouraged the students in grades 5 to eight to compose poems and brief prose pieces. He selected and organized these moving and vibrant works into a solid collection.

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Scream of the Hawk, The, paper ed

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Moving to Ontario has been hard on Lissa, especially now that she has to baby-sit a strange boy who keeps a hawk captive. Lissa knows that keeping Otis's secret may turn out to be a mistake, but she has no idea how serious the consequences will be. Otis has recently lost his mother in an accident and finds comfort in her Ojibwe teachings about the hawk and the role of a guardian spirit. Otis keeps a hawk captive becauase he wants to have his mother's spirit close by. Eleven-year-old Lissa finds she is drawn to this weird eight-year-old boy and tries to keep him safe.

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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.

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