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MH Mental Health IS Indigenous Stories
Kateri is a young Cree girl, growing up in the care of her grandmother. We see her reaching important milestones: her first day of school, first dance, first date, wedding, first child. Her mother is absent, but not gone, watching her child growing up without her.To...
By Melanie Florence, Illustrated by Karlene Harvey
MH Mental Health IS Indigenous Stories
As she wakes up one dull morning, Kaiah feels as cold and grey as the day. She longs to be with her grandmother again. Kaiah’s life doesn’t feel right without her. But through Kaiah’s treasured bead box — and the beauty it holds — she is with her grandmother, in a ga...
SJ Social Justice IS Indigenous Stories
In this acclaimed book, readers meet thirteen-year-old twins Leon and Eloise who live in Matimekush, an Innu community in Northern Quebec.While Leon spends all his free time playing hockey, and wondering how he can prove he has the talent to make it big in a place w...
IS Indigenous Stories
The Innu word Nutshimit signifies the physical and social space to practice traditional activities and language. Join author Melissa Mollen Dupuis on a guided walk deep through the forest to learn some of the rich culture of the Innu people.Readers will discover the...
ND Neurodivergence MH Mental Health
Ziggy has ANXIETY. Partly this is because of the way his mind works, and how overwhelmed he can get when other people (especially his classmate Alice) are in the room. And partly it's because his mother disappeared when he was very young, making her one of many Native women wh...
IS Indigenous Stories
When Challa comes home in tears after being teased about her smile, her mom gives her a special gift. It’s a magic mirror — shiny, beaded and beautiful — passed on from her mom, and from her djo djo before her.Challa’s mom tells her that when anyone looks in...
SJ Social Justice
Carson Mastick is entering his senior year of high school and desperate to make his mark, on the reservation and off. A rock band -- and winning Battle of the Bands -- is his best shot. But things keep getting in the way. Small matters like the lack of an actual band, or his brot...
SJ Social Justice IS Indigenous Stories
Long Listed
Determination, teamwork and perseverance together bring clean water for Nibi and all her friends.Nibi is the Anishinaabemowin word for water. In Nibi's Water Song , an Indigenous girl on the search for clean water to drink. Though she is faced ...
By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Jay Odjick
Donovan is hungry for a special kind of breakfast . . . BEAR!It's breakfast time and Donovan knows exactly what he wants this morning! Not eggs, not pancakes, not cereal. No, what he wants is BEAR, just like his grandfather used to eat for breakfast!
By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Jay Odjick
Donovan is hungry for a special kind of breakfast . . . Makwa!It's breakfast time and Donovan knows exactly what he wants this morning! Not eggs, not pancakes, not cereal. No, what he wants is BEAR, just like his grandfather used to eat for bre...
By Elizabeth MacLeod, Illustrated by Mike Deas
IS Indigenous Stories
Meet Tom Longboat, the Onondaga runner who broke world records . . . on his own terms!On April 19, 1907, a hundred thousand people lined up to watch the eighth running of the Boston Marathon. At the start of the race, more than one hundred runners surge...
By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Jay Odjick
Helen loves springtime — except for the gazillions of blackflies and mosquitoes. But she has a plan . . .One day Helen wakes up and it's SPRING! The snow has melted and the sun is shining. But Helen knows that the blackflies will be coming out soon. S...
IS Indigenous Stories
Commended
Acclaimed author Ruby Slipperjack delivers a haunting novel about a 12-year-old girl’s experience at a residential school in 1966.Violet Pesheens is struggling to adjust to her new life at residential school. She misses her Grandma; she has run-ins wi...
IS Indigenous Stories
Lewis "Shoe" Blake is used to the joys and difficulties of life on the Tuscarora Indian reservation in 1975: the joking, the Fireball games, the snow blowing through his roof. What he's not used to is white people being nice to him -- people like George Haddonfield, whose family...

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