Our Grandmothers' Words: Traditional Stories for Nurturing, paper ed

$14.95

Our Grandmothers' Words: Traditional Stories for Nurturing is a 64-page resource offering readers guidance about Mi’kmaq traditional wisdom for pregnancy and birth. Traditional child raising practices recognize that you begin to raise a child from the moment you know you are pregnant. This book shares the Grandmother’s understandings for pregnancy and birth as well as some traditional stories that are used to help guide and nurture parents and children as they grow together.

Price: $14.95

Smelly Socks: Tell Me A Story Kit (book & CD)

$15.99

Smelly Socks: Tell Me A Story Kit contains a 32-page picture book by Robert Munsch; a 6-minute CD of the story read by Robert Munsch in plastic carrying bag. Smelly Socks by children's author Robert Munsch is a wonderful story that takes its inspiration from a Dene girl named Tina who lived in Hay River, Northwest Territories. On one of Munsch's storytelling events in Canada's North during the 1980s he met a young girl named Tina Fabian. Since the audience for this reading was small, Munsch created individualized stories for each child present.

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MOO IISIKAAG! (nii-psikaag) The cow is going to bump into me

$0.00

MOO IISIKAAG! (nii-psikaag) The cow is going to bump into me is a bilingual book with cassette by Ojibwe author Marie Gaudet. She has adapted her mother's childhood story and retells it in English and Ojibwe. The story is told in the first person by Rose Logan. As a young child she was just learning to talk and she had trouble pronouncing Ojibwe words. The story is based on her real life adventure milking a cow on her family's farm. In the barn for the morning milking, Rose becomes frightened of the large cow and blurts out the phrase, Moo ii-sikaag!

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Ode'min keng - Picking Strawberries

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Ode'min keng - "Picking Strawberries" is a bilingual book with cassette by Ojibwe author Marie Gaudet. She has adapted her mother's childhood story and retells it in English and Ojibwe. Rose Logan Pitawanakwat tells the story in the first person. The story recounts the close relationship between child and grandmother as the two set out to pick wild strawberries. Grandmother (Nokomis) shows the child how, when, and where to pick strawberries. She explains that they will be picking berries so that they can preserve them for the winter months.

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Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain: The Story of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce, paper ed

$9.95

Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain: The Story of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce is a graphic novel format title in the Graphic Library Series from Capstone Press. This 32-page book tells the story of the notable Nez Perce leader known as Chief Joseph. Chief Joseph wanted peace for his people. But the U.S. Army had different ideas. As the headman and spokesperson for the Nez Perce, Chief Joseph tried to do what was best for his people.

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Chickadee, hardcover ed

$21.00

Continuing the series that began with The Birchbark House, The Game of Silence and The Porcupine Year, Chickadee follows a brand new character, Omakayas's grandson Chickadee. It's 1866 and just like the bird that is his namesake, Chickadee is small and clever. When Chickadee's twin brother pranks Shigaag, the Ojibwe Nation's ne'er-do-well, Shigaag's unruly, bumbling sons kidnap Chickadee as revenge. He's taken farther from home than he's ever been. But Chickadee is not afraid because he remembers the saying his grandmother taught him: small things have great power.

Price: $21.00

Chickadee, paper ed

$8.99

Continuing the series that began with The Birchbark House, The Game of Silence and The Porcupine Year, Chickadee follows a brand new character, Omakayas's grandson Chickadee. It's 1866 and just like the bird that is his namesake, Chickadee is small and clever. When Chickadee's twin brother pranks Shigaag, the Ojibwe Nation's ne'er-do-well, Shigaag's unruly, bumbling sons kidnap Chickadee as revenge. He's taken farther from home than he's ever been. But Chickadee is not afraid because he remembers the saying his grandmother taught him: small things have great power.

Price: $8.99

Flying with the Eagle, Racing with the Bear, paper ed

$16.95

Flying with the Eagle, Racing with the Bear is the reissue of noted storyteller and author Joseph Bruchac's 1993 edition. This anthology of legends were selected and retold by Bruchac around the theme of a boy's initiation or rite of passage ceremony. Organized around four culture regions: the Northeast, the Southeast, the Southwest, and the Northwest, Bruchac explains the significance of the number four in his foreword.

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Hook Up, paper ed

$9.95

Hook Up by author Kim Firmston is an edgy teen novel for reluctant readers in the SideStreets Series from James Lorimer and Company Publishers. Cody Manywounds is a Tsuu T'ina teen who believes his life and schooling are all on track. His gets good grades and his plans include university. Some minor issues in the past involving some friends is now resolved and Cody knows he has a hot girlfriend and life is good. But when Cody receives the text message that announces his girlfriend's pregnancy his whole world is now upside down.

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Scream of the Hawk, The, paper ed

$8.95

Moving to Ontario has been hard on Lissa, especially now that she has to baby-sit a strange boy who keeps a hawk captive. Lissa knows that keeping Otis's secret may turn out to be a mistake, but she has no idea how serious the consequences will be. Otis has recently lost his mother in an accident and finds comfort in her Ojibwe teachings about the hawk and the role of a guardian spirit. Otis keeps a hawk captive becauase he wants to have his mother's spirit close by. Eleven-year-old Lissa finds she is drawn to this weird eight-year-old boy and tries to keep him safe.

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