Mary au Parka Rouge, (Red Parka Mary), paper ed

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Mary au Parka Rouge is the is the French language edition of Red Parka Mary.  Translated by Mona Buors from children's author Saskatchewan writer and storyteller Peter Eyvindson  a seven-year-old First Nation boy narrates his experiences with an elderly neighbour. Someone had told the boy to be afraid of this Elder. But one day while passing her home, the woman named Mary calls to the boy and gives him a pail filled with chokecherries for his mother. Slowly the boy comes to understand Mary, visits her often, and begins to learn traditional activities during their visits.

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Goose Girl, paper ed

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Goose Girl is a children's picture book from authors Joe and Matrine McLellan. In this story, the authors introduce a young girl named Marie who lived long ago and spoke Cree and French. Marie loved the fall season and enjoyed walking by the lake and watching the geese. She began to understand the life cycle of the geese and thought they were beautiful birds. In fact Marie loved the geese so much that she refused to eat goose for supper.

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Jen and the Great One, paper ed-limited quantities

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Jen and the Great One is a children's picture book with a strong environmental message. Jen is a young child who enjoys playing and sitting beside a giant evergreen tree. She loves the texture of its bark and its Christmas tree smell. If Jen sat very still she could sometimes hear the wind whisper and then the old tree would speak. The remainder of the text is a heavy-handed account of clear cutting as explained by this lone tree. It tells the girl how it began from a seedling, how it grew and its role in the forest.

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Nanabosho: How the Turtle Got Its Shell, paper ed, 5th printing

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Nanabosho: How the Turtle Got Its Shell is one of the popular titles in the Nanabosho series by Winnipeg children's author, Joe McLellan. The author, who is also a teacher, believes in the power of the oral tradition and storytelling. He takes traditional stories about the Ojibwe trickster and teacher, Nanabosho, and weaves a contemporary story that will appeal to all children. In this picture book, the story begins with two Native children who hear the story about how the turtle received a shell.

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Missing Sun, The, paper ed

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The Missing Sun is storyteller Peter Eyvindson's tenth children's picture book. In this story, Emily and her mother, who is a meteorologist, move to Inuvik. Emily enjoys her time in the North but finds it difficult to believe that the sun will disappear over the Christmas season. Her mother offers a scientific explanation for the disappearing sun; Emily's friend Josie offers her traditional explanation about Raven stealing the sun. Emily is confused but really enjoys the Christmas season without the sun. When she longs for the sun to return, she is unsure if it will ever return.

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Red Parka Mary, 3rd printing

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Red Parka Mary is the 12th children's picture book by Saskatchewan writer and storyteller Peter Eyvindson. In this story a seven-year-old Native boy narrates his experiences with an elderly neighbour. Someone had told the boy to be afraid of this Elder. But one day while passing her home, the woman named Mary calls to the boy and gives him a pail filled with chokecherries for his mother. Slowly the boy comes to understand Mary, visits her often, and begins to learn traditional activities during their visits.

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Night Rebecca Stayed Too Late, The, paper ed

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The Night Rebecca Stayed Too Late is the eleventh children's picture book by Saskatchewan writer and storyteller Peter Eyvindson. In this story about children's fear of the dark, a young girl named Rebecca and her friend Suzie let their imaginations run wild. Rebecca must leave her friend's urban home but it is now dark outside. Rebecca imagines that there are scary things outdoors, such as the lilac bushes that may conceal a bear. Suzie reassures her friend and shows Rebecca there is nothing to be afraid of in their neighbourhood.

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Yesterday Stone, The, 2nd printing OUT OF PRINT

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OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher. The Yesterday Stone is a children's picture book from Saskatchewan writer and storyteller Peter Eyvindson. In this story, the author weaves a magical tale about a young girl named Anna who has a special secret. The special secret is the gift of imagination inspired by her grandmother who possesses a simple stone she calls the yesterday stone. When she holds the stone, grandmother can see wonderful things from the past including events she now cherishes from her own childhood.

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Nanabosho and the Woodpecker, 2nd printing OUT OF STOCK

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Nanabosho and the Woodpecker is one of the titles in the Nanabosho series by Winnipeg children's author, Joseph McLellan. The author who is also a teacher believes in the power of the oral tradition and storytelling. He takes traditional stories about the Ojibwe (Anishinabek) trickster and teacher, Nanabosho, and weaves a contemporary story that will appeal to all children. Nanabosho watches Woodpecker as the bird finds food. He tries to copy Woodpecker's method but finds out that it is not as simple as it appears.

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