Arctic Stories is a children's picture book by well-known Inuit author Michael Kusugak. This paper edition book contains three stories set in Repulse Bay and each features a ten-year-old heroine, named Agatha. The author draws on his childhood memories of Repulse Bay for inspiration. Each story is richly detailed and is based on an experience from the author's childhood. In the first story, Agatha's community is besieged by a giant airship that looks to the people like a giant avataq, a sealskin float with fins.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher. The hardcover edition of Hide and Sneak is currently available. Hide and Sneak is a children's picture book by well known Inuit writer and storyteller Michael Kusugak. In this story, the main character is a young girl named Allashua. She is not very good at playing hide and seek with her friends. She finds too many interesting animals and insects in her environment that draws her attention from the game. One day Allashua meets an Ijiraq, a hide and seek creature that helps children hide so well they are never found.
UNAVAILABLE Baseball Bats for Christmas, paper and hardcover editions are unavailable through GoodMinds.com Baseball Bats for Christmas is a children's picture book by well known Inuit author and storyteller Michael Kusugak. The author draws on an event from his childhood when he was seven and still lived in Repulse Bay. It is Christmas 1955 when an airplane arrives in the community and the pilot leaves behind six Christmas trees. Many of the children have never seen a Christmas tree; in fact there are no trees in their northern environment.