Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay, hardcover ed

$19.95

Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay, first issued in 1993, has been re-released by Annick Press. Written by Peter Cumming, author and playwright, the picture book answers the question, what if a polar bear cub and child met on the ice in the middle of the bay. In this story a girl named Leah and Baby Boy Nanook each listen to their parents' warnings about not wandering off. But each little one goes out exploring and they both see an iceberg out on the ice in the middle of the bay.

Price: $19.95

Lacrosse Warrior: The Life of Mohawk Lacrosse Champion Gaylord Powless, hardcover ed

$16.95

Lacrosse Warrior: The Life of Lacrosse Champion Gaylord Powless is a biography published by James Lorimer and Company, written by Karen Lewis about the life and lacrosse career of well-known sports figure Gaylord Powless (1946-2001). Born on the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Gaylord came from a family of lacrosse players and began playing the sport when he was young. The author provides basic details about the Six Nations Iroquois, the community, family, and education system that made up Gaylord's world.

Price: $16.95

Wolf Mark: A Novel, hardcover ed

$25.11

Wolf Mark: A Novel is the 2011 novel by prolific Abenaki author Joseph Bruchac. In Wolf Mark, Bruchac combines the current thirsts of teen readers for vampires, werewolves, espionage, military black ops, DNA manipulation, and multiethnic love interest. The novel begins with Luke King, a teen attending high school who finds it difficult to make friends and keep them. His a Native American father who at one time was a black ops agent for the military has taken to drinking and staying home in their small trailer on the outskirts of town.

Price: $25.11

Stranger at Home: A True Story, A, hardcover ed

$21.95

A Stranger at Home: A True Story is the sequel to the novel Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This 124-illustrated chapter book joins Margaret upon her return to her family from spending two years at residential school. Margaret is full of anticipation and joy but suddenly comes to grips with the fact that her mother no longer recognizes her ten-year old daughter with short hair and looking taller and thinner. This initial reluctance by her mother is countered by the loving embrace from her father.

Price: $21.95

Stranger at Home: A True Story, A, paper ed

$12.95

A Stranger at Home: A True Story is the sequel to the novel Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This 124-illustrated chapter book joins Margaret upon her return to her family from spending two years at residential school. Margaret is full of anticipation and joy but suddenly comes to grips with the fact that her mother no longer recognizes her ten-year old daughter with short hair and looking taller and thinner. This initial reluctance by her mother is countered by the loving embrace from her father.

Price: $12.95

Nobody Can Do It Better Than Wariso:se, paper ed (book & CD)

$31.20

Nobody Can Do It Better Than Wariso:se is a bilingual (Mohawk and English) children's picture book by Tom Sakokwenionkwas Porter. He writes about his childhood memories of his mother who raised him to always do his best no matter what the task. In the book's example, mother is performing household chores such as washing dishes, sweeping the floor, doing laundry and washing windows. As he son watches, mother works and talks quietly to herself saying only she can do the best job at whatever the task. She models a strong work ethic for her son who remembers this teaching today.

Price: $31.20

Jim Thorpe's Bright Path, paper ed

$15.35

Jim Thorpe's Bright Path is a recommended children's picture book about the life of an amazing athlete who was recognized Athlete of the Century by the American government in 1999. Jim Thorpe (1887-1953), Sac and Fox, was born in Oklahoma and excelled at sports. He attended Carlisle Indian School (residential/boarding school) where he played a variety of sports including football. Later in life he went to the 1912 Summer Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden where he won both the Pentathlon and the Decathlon.

Price: $15.35

Fatty Legs: A True Story, hardcover ed

$21.95

Fatty Legs: A True Story is a recounting of the life of an eight-year-old Banks Island Inuvialuit girl who attended Residential School. Olemaun Pokiak, later called Margaret, tells her story in this memoir. In the introduction she explains the book's title, Fatty Legs, is the result of her destruction of the dreaded red-coloured stockings a nun forced her to wear at residential school. The picture book tells about her life before residential school, how she travelled five days to attend the school, and her life at the school.

Price: $21.95

Fatty Legs: A True Story, paper ed

$12.95

Fatty Legs: A True Story is a recounting of the life of an eight-year-old Banks Island Inuvialuit girl who attended Residential School. Olemaun Pokiak, later called Margaret, tells her story in this memoir. In the introduction she explains the book's title, Fatty Legs, is the result of her destruction of the dreaded red-coloured stockings a nun forced her to wear at residential school. The picture book tells about her life before residential school, how she travelled five days to attend the school, and her life at the school.

Price: $12.95

Native Musicians in the Groove, paper ed

$13.95

Native Musicians in the Groove is the 2009 title in the Native Trailblazer Series. This volume offers elementary readers 10 biographical sketches about contemporary First Nations and Native American singers and musicians. Author Vincent Schilling interviewed each participant and supplies fascinating details about each artist. Many artists discuss their early musical influences, education, and ways they overcame racism.

Price: $13.95

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