Where Did You Get Your Moccasins?, paper ed

$12.00

Where Did You Get Your Moccasins? is a wonderful picture book well suited for reading aloud to preschool and kindergarten children. The story focuses on a young boy who brings a pair of moccasins to school for show and tell. He explains step by step how his Kookum, his grandmother, made the moccasins. The sensitive black and white pencil drawings reflect the author's and illustrator's respect for the First Nation child in a multi-cultural, urban school setting.

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I Can't Have Bannock But the Beaver Has a Dam, paper ed, Revised

$12.00

I Can't Have Bannock But The Beaver Has A Dam is a wonderful picture book for reading aloud to young children. Bernalda Wheeler creates a refreshing way to introduce young children to contemporary First Nations people. Her character is a young boy who asks his mother to make some bannock. Bannock is a traditional bread made by most First Nations in northern Canada. The mother explains why she can't use her stove until the hydro line is fixed. It all comes down to the fact that a beaver has cut down a tree for his dam.

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My Father is Taller than a Tree, paper ed

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My Father is Taller Than a Tree is a celebratory children's picture book by Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Together with illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin, the pair creates a charming book for early readers or for library read aloud sessions about the close relationship between fathers and sons across cultures. The book features thirteen pairs of father and son examples. A father is shown helping his son ride a bike, another shows a winter scene with papa pulling his boy on a sled, and one shows a father reading to his son before bedtime.

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My Father is Taller Than a Tree, hardcover ed

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My Father is Taller Than a Tree is a celebratory children's picture book by Abenaki storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Together with illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin, the pair creates a charming book for early readers or for library read aloud sessions about the close relationship between fathers and sons across cultures. The book features thirteen pairs of father and son examples. A father is shown helping his son ride a bike, another shows a winter scene with papa pulling his boy on a sled, and one shows a father reading to his son before bedtime.

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Mama Says: A Book of Love for Mothers and Sons, hardcover ed OUT OF PRINT

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Mama Says: A Book of Love for Mothers and Sons is a 32-page multicultural picture book designed to celebrate the love between mothers and sons. Simple rhyming poems capture a tender moment of guidance and joy between parent and child from twelve cultural traditions. The subtle messages of teaching are written in English, Cherokee, Hindi, Danish, Russian, Amharic, Japanese, Inuktitut, Hebrew, Korean, Arabic, and Quechua. Each linguistic and cultural tradition shows mother and son in traditional clothing and settings.

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Bannock Book, The, 2nd printing, paper ed

$10.95

The Bannock Book is a 32-page children's picture book written and illustrated by Reading Recovery teacher Linda Ducharme. The author tells the story of a young girl as she assists her mother with making a healthy bannock for her grandfather, called Pepere. The family is Métis and the author introduces a few Michif terms. The procedure for making bannock is described in simple sentences. The granddaughter assists by measuring the whole wheat flour and other dry ingredients. She also makes several small-size bannocks for herself and shapes them just like her mother.

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Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale, The, paper ed SS 1

$10.99

The Polar Bear Son: An Inuit Tale is a picture book by Lydia Dabcovich. A lonely old woman adopts, cares for, and raises a polar bear as if he were her own son, until jealous villagers threaten the bear's life, forcing him to leave his home and his "mother," in a retelling of a traditional Inuit story. Lexile Measure: 470. ATOS Reading Level: 3.4. Reading Counts Reading Level: 3.1.

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What Would You Do?, paper ed

$10.95

What Would You Do? is a charming preschool picture book that asks a rhyming question. A small boy has lost his shoe and he is trying to cope with what could be a frustrating event. The little boy is assisted in his search by two family cats. The little boy examines the question in rhyming verse as he considers crying and pouting, or screaming and shouting. But in the end he thinks of all the places he should look for his shoe. In the end he and the cats are successful and he is finally able to get dressed all by himself.

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I Like Who I Am, paper ed

$12.95

I Like Who I Am is first-time author Tara White children's picture book about identity, bullying, and assertiveness. A young Mohawk girl named Celina experiences her first day in an elementary school in a Mohawk community. From the illustrations, the reader quickly notes that Celina has blonde hair and blue eyes. At recess her new classmates gather round and quiz her about why she is attending their school. Celina explains that her mother just started a new job at the band office. Other students then ask her about her identity. Is Celina really a Mohawk girl?

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Niwechihaw, I Help, hardcover ed

$18.95

Niwechihaw, I Help is a bilingual picture book that celebrates the role of a Cree grandmother (Kohkum) as she takes her grandson on a short trip to the bush to pick rosehips. Author Caitlin Dale Nicholson wrote and illustrated this gentle story with spare repetitive language about the child watching and following the lead of his teacher, Kohkum. As he follows his grandmother, the boy watches and learns the cultural practices necessary to properly gather the ingredients to make rosehip tea.

Price: $18.95

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