When a young man comes across a giant who wants to take him home and cook him for dinner, the young man's quick thinking saves him from being devoured—and releases fog into the world for the very first time.
When the two very different friends head out for a day of fishing, Ukaliq can barely wait to get his line in the water, but his eagerness to catch a fish may just leave him empty handed in the end
A young girl notices things about her grandmother that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she speak Cree and spend so much time with her family? As she asks questions, her grandmother shares her experiences in a residential school, when these things were taken away.
As Owl blocks the entrance to a lemming den, he’s sure he’ll have a tasty meal in the little animal. But this smart rodent will appeal to the boastful owl's sense of pride to get away.
When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from. When she goes home for the summer, her parents decide never to send her and her brothers away again. But what will happen when they disobey the law?
When Cass learns she had a grandmother who has just died and left her and her mother the first house they could call their own, she is full of questions. Who was this relative? And what is the unusual mask, forgotten in a drawer, trying to tell her? Strange dreams, strange voices, and strange incidents all lead Cass closer to solving the mystery.
Powerless in a broken system, sisters April and Cheryl are separated and placed in different foster homes. Despite the distance, they remain close, even as one sister embraces her Métis identity and the other tries to leave it behind. This edition has been revised specifically for grades 9–12.