Where I Belong, paper ed

$12.95

Where I Belong is a moving novel of self-discovery and redemption, that takes place during the Oka Crisis of the summer of 1990. Having been adopted as an infant, Carrie has always felt out of place-and recurring dreams keep warning that someone close to her will be badly hurt. When she finds out that her birth father is living in Kahnawake, Quebec, she goes there and finally finds a place she truly belongs. Tara White is a Mohawk woman from Kahnawake, Quebec, and has always dreamed of being a writer.

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Vision Seeker, The, paper ed

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The Vision Seeker is a children's picture book by Ojibwe author James Whetung from Curve Lake, Ontario. In this retelling of the origin of the sweat lodge, the author introduces young readers to one aspect of Ojibwe spirituality. The young boy in the story wishes that he could help his village overcome the constant warfare that had befallen the people. The boy's parents offer a solution. So the boy sets off to a distant mountain to undertake his vision quest. The vision quest is a time of fasting and dreaming. The boy has only four kernels of corn for sustenance during the quest.

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When the Horses Ride By: Children in Times of War, paper ed

$9.95

When the Horses Ride By: Children in Times of War is a powerful picture book that can be used effectively in the classroom to introduce discussions about war and peace. Through the eyes and words of children, the author and illustrator approached the themes of dreams and aspirations, and overcoming war by having the words spoken by children in 17 free verse poems. Each two-page spread tackles a period of military history such as the American Revolution or the second war in Iraq through the eyes of children affected by the war.

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Fairy Tales in the Classroom: Teaching Students to Write Stories with Meaning through Traditional Tales, paper ed

$34.95

Fairy Tales in the Classroom: Teaching Students to Write Stories with Meaning through Traditional Tales by children's author Veronica Martenova Charles provides primary level teachers with an approach to classroom storytelling orally, pictorially and in written forms. The author draws on her Czech heritage by selecting key fairy tales and archetypes from the European tradition. She looks at the writings of Bettelheim, Favat, Rodari, Jung and Vladimir Propp and devised an approach for reaching young children through stories.

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Dog Tracks: A Novel, paper ed

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Dog Tracks: A Novel is a recent work by Ojibwe writer and educator Ruby Slipperjack. In this young adult novel, a thirteen-year-old girl of mixed heritage is thrust into a new situation when she leaves her familiar home in a small town and returns to her mother's First Nation. Gone is the pink bedroom, left behind are her grandparents, friends and classmates as Abby struggles to make new friends and fit into the reserve community. It is a place she found to be boring on her previous brief visits.

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Scorched-Wood People: A Novel, The, paper ed

$16.95

The Scorched-Wood People: A Novel by Rudy Wiebe is the powerful portrayal of Louis Riel, the mystic revolutionary of the Northwest, and Gabriel Dumont, his commander-in-chief. Wiebe recreates an agonizing chapter in Canadian history which can never be forgotten ù the explosive world of the North West Resistence and the characters of the two men who led them. Written with powerful clarity and compassion, The Scorched-Wood People is an important work, an exploration of the faces of prophetic vision, the morality of politics and the nature of faith.

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Buffalo, hardcover ed

$19.95

Buffalo: with selections from Native American song-poems presents paintings and Native American song-poems that express the buffalo's essential and sacred role in the lives of Plains Nations, and discusses the buffalo's dramatic decline in number during the nineteenth century. This book is selected as a recommended title in the 2009 First Nations Libraries Community Reads program. ATOS Reading Level: 5.8; Reading Level: 6.1.

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Buffalo, paper ed

$8.95

Buffalo: with selections from Native American song-poems presents paintings and Native American song-poems that express the buffalo's essential and sacred role in the lives of Plains Nations, and discusses the buffalo's dramatic decline in number during the nineteenth century. This book is selected as a recommended title in the 2009 First Nations Libraries Community Reads program. ATOS Reading Level: 5.8; Reading Level: 6.1.

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Sled Dog for Moshi, A, paper ed

$9.95

A Sled Dog for Moshi is a picture book first published in 1994. This reprint tells a contemporary story about an Inuk girl and her friend Jessica from New York. The two girls enjoy playing with the white terrier dog that is the New York girl's pet. Moshi really wants a pet dog just like Jessica's dog. Moshi knows the purpose of Inuit sled dogs is to pull the sled and not act as pets. Nevertheless Moshi asks her father for one of the new puppies her father's lead dog will soon have. But the dog mysteriously disappears.

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