Dragonfly Kites, Pimithaagansa, paper ed

$14.95
Dragonfly Kites, Pimithaagansa is the paper edition of one of Tomson Highway's Songs of the North children's book trilogy. Cree playwright and musician Tomson Highway created this series that focuses on the lives of two Cree brothers who live in northern Manitoba with their parents and a pet dog. The family is a traditional one that lives on the land and during the summer the family camps along one of the many lakes in the region. It is in this homeland that the two young children let their imaginations soar.
Price: $14.95

It's Time for Bed, hardcover ed

$16.95

It's Time for Bed is a universal parent-child nightly ritual in picture book format published by Inhabit Media. But in the Canadian Arctic there are far too many exciting things to do and see when a young girl is told it is time to prepare for bed. Siasi does not want to brush her teeth or put away her toys. She just wants to play with the Arctic animals. Siasi tells her mother she wants to dance with a polar bear, or howl with wolves or even swim with fish. And she does not want to go to bed. Mother remains patient and asks her reluctant daughter after every excuse, are you ready for bed?

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You Hold Me Up, Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna, hardcover ed

$19.95

You Hold Me Up/ Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna by award-winning author Monique Gray Smith is a 32-page dual language picture book about friendship and kindness ideal for preschool and primary level students as educators introduce topics such as reconciliation. In everyday interactions young children can show kindness and caring in their relationships.

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Kaqtukowa’tekete’w The Thundermaker, paper ed

$12.95

Kaqtukowa’tekete’w The Thundermaker is retold and illustrated in this 2018 paper edition by Mi’kmaw artist.  This 32-page Mi'kmaq / English dual language picture book from Nimbus Publishing’s publication for children explains the importance of thunder. In this account begins in a time long before the world was completed. Set in a small village, the story begins with a family sitting beside their cooking fire while the mother tells a traditional story. Father is Big Thunder, mother is Giju, a renowned storyteller, and their son, Little Thunder. Each has an important role.

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Sans Nimâmâ, (Missing Nimama), paper ed

$11.95

Sans Nimâmâ is the French language edition of Melanie Florence's award-winning book (2016 won the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award), Missing Nimama. Translated from the English by Diane Lavoie this moving picture book from publisher Clockwise Press, offers junior and intermediate level readers an introduction to understanding the loss and grief of a child's mother.  Kateri is a young girl who lives with her grandmother because her mother is lost as Nohkum (grandmother in Cree) explains.

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