Penny M. Thomas
Penny M. Thomas, of Cree-Ojibway background, believes in approaching healing from all directions, with storytelling key to this purpose. She is an advocate for First Nations people and works in the field of psychology and therapy. Her first book for children, Powwow Counting in Cree, is the winner of the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award.
Books by Penny M. Thomas
Nimoshom loved to drive the school bus. Every day, on the way to and from school, he had something to say. Sometimes, he told the kids silly stories. Sometimes, he taught them a new word or phrase in Cree.
Nimoshom and His Bus introduces readers to common Cree words and phrases. A glossary is included in the back of the book.
This unique counting book introduces children to numbers one to ten in Cree. Discover vibrant illustrations on every page that reflect the rich culture and traditions of the Cree people. Through rhyme, rhythm, and powwow imagery, this book makes language learning a joyful experience for young readers.