Christmas La Pouchinn, hardcover ed

$19.95

Christmas La Pouchinn is a picture book written in rhyming verse by author Deborah Delaronde about the importance of the Metis seasonal round of activities by families and communities. Illustrated by Virginia McCoy, the book introduces young readers to Metis life in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The book shows Métis extended families in spring, summer, fall and winter activities such as preparing maple syrup, fishing, hunting, gathering berries and preparing the Christmas pudding (La pouchinn) for the New Year events of visiting. Includes a Michif vocabulary guide and three recipes.

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Le Secret de Ton Nom (The Secret of Your Name), hardcover ed

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Le Secret de Ton Nom, Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen, Aen Kishchitaymook Aen Li Michif Iwik, is the 2010 children's picture book by renowned Métis author David Bouchard. The French and Michif book draws in readers with the warmth and detailed colour art illustrations by Dennis J. Weber as well as the poetic verses written in English and Michif. The story of the author's identity is told in the spare text and the engaging images. He begins with acknowledging the early contact period of the French and First Nations.

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Better That Way, (book and CD), paper ed OUT OF PRINT

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Better That Way is a 32-page children's picture book originally published as Papîyâhtak, in a book of poems written by Rita Bouvier. This bilingual, Michif and English, book contains poems on each page inviting young children to use their imaginations and lick a salt lick just like a cow, hide from adults all day, and run outside in your pajamas during a rainstorm. The text appears in English and Michif. Accompanying the book is an audio CD with the poem read in English and Michif. Michif translation is by Margaret Hodgson.

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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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Secret of Your Name: Proud to be Metis, The, hardcover ed(reprinting)

$24.95

The Secret of Your Name: Proud to be Metis, Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen, Aen Kishchitaymook Aen Li Michif Iwik, is the 2010 picture book by renowned Métis author David Bouchard. The book draws in readers with the warmth and detailed colour art illustrations by Dennis J. Weber as well as the poetic verses written in English and Michif. The story of the author's identity is told in the spare text and the engaging images. He begins with acknowledging the early contact period of the French and First Nations.

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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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Nuits de Pow-wow, (Long Powwow Nights), hardcover ed

$24.95

Nuits de Pow-wow, Iskewsis, Chere Maman is a moving picture book co-written by David Bouchard and Pam Aleekuk. The bilingual 32-page book has text in French and Mi'kmaq and an audio CD accompanies the book. Bouchard's rhythmic poems are inspired by the child's fond memories of powwows attended with his mother. Raised in a single parent family, the narrator shows his love for the powwow event, the dancers, the long car rides to the powwow, and the intricate regalia. Toward the end of the narrative the reader learns about the mother's changing health and her death.

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Long Powwow Nights, hardcover ed

$24.95

Long Powwow Nights, Iskewsis, Dear Mother is a moving picture book co-written by David Bouchard and Pam Aleekuk. The bilingual 32-page book has text in English and Mi'kmaq and an audio CD accompanies the book. Bouchard's rhythmic poems are inspired by the child's fond memories of powwows attended with his mother. Raised in a single parent family, the narrator shows his love for the powwow event, the dancers, the long car rides to the powwow, and the intricate regalia. Toward the end of the narrative the reader learns about the mother's changing health and her death.

Price: $24.95

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