Ryan Fox dreams of becoming a doctor. But when university takes him away from the support of his family and Siksikaitsitapi community, his grades start to slip, his bills pile up, and getting into med school feels impossible. And now his beloved uncle is in jail. Can Ryan regain his footing to walk the path he saw so clearly as a young boy?
This beautiful book is a valuable educational resource for schools and libraries that adds multicultural diversity to their classrooms and collections. A necessary tool for parents and educators to introduce Cherokee children and adults to the syllabary of their native language. Pronunciation key included. For all ages.
Ready-to-use thinking strategies that helps student connect, question, visualize, inform, and transform their learning across the curriculum. Explicit, targeted lessons to foster literacy development and nudge student learning as students construct meaning, build knowledge, and think more deeply about content-area learning.
Gluskonba, an Abenaki hero, visits his human friends and finds disaster. The humans are taking advantage of the gift of maple syrup and have let their village go to ruin. Gluskonba teaches humans the importance of community and honoring gifts from the Creator.
The dying wish of Rose’s father is that she and her brother survive the plague rampaging through London in 1665. Armed with the last creation their father made in his apothecary, Rose and Lem hope to protect themselves against the sickness, but as word about the special oil blend spreads, they must also protect themselves against thieves.
Channel Surfing in the Sea of Happiness is an iconoclastic romp through the end of the twentieth century. In this revised edition with three new stories, misfit characters find themselves adrift in an increasingly absurdist world, a world they must reinvent for themselves in order to find hope.
What is your gift? How can you use your gift to help others?
We Need Everyone empowers children to identify their gifts and use them to overcome challenges and strengthen their communities. Inspiring and uplifting, this interactive picture book celebrates diverse cultures and abilities. Perfect for reading aloud.
Raised by her hard-boiled PI father, Dame Polara finds herself wrapped up in a case too intriguing to ignore and which requires her to rely on the skills she learned as a child from her father.
Ever since Isobel’s mom died, her dad won’t stop preparing for the world to end. It gets worse when he decides to move Isobel and her little sister to Endurance Ranch, a survivalist community in the middle of nowhere. A boy named Dane makes Isobel's life at the ranch better, but she realizes it's up to her to take control of her future.
John Haney, one of the creators of the beloved board game Trivial Pursuit, walks us through his life — his hockey career, his time in Europe, his theatre career, and much more — and how it all led him to acquire the plethora of knowledge that later became the fodder for quality cutthroat game nights around the world.
In 1945, Francine and her maman are sent to the Bergen-Belsen Nazi prison camp. Life is gray and hopeless, but Maman has two secret pieces of chocolate that give them both hope. When Francine meets Hélène, a fellow prisoner who must hide her pregnancy, Francine realizes she may be able to help.
Star trumpet player Jaxson gets a duet partner, Liv, who has more in common with Jax than his best friend, his girlfriend, or even his mom. Both the only child of single mothers, Jaxson and Liv soon learn they share something that makes them rethink the meaning of “family."
In this intensely candid, funny, and poignant account of new motherhood, Leyton weaves her own observations with historical research and cultural commentary on everything from the history of the birth control pill to the risks of labour and the realities of being post-partum. A very personal story that reflects a larger picture of ourselves.
Eighty-four-year-old Violet’s unexpected return to the scene of a murder she was inadvertently involved with seventy years earlier brings up long-buried memories, a much-missed girlhood friend, and of her own sexual awakening. But the past brings hurtful truths, leaving Violet to think that perhaps some mysteries are better left unsolved …
Tessa loves how her grandmother always smells of campfire stories. Mom says it’s because Kohkom spends her days sewing beautiful beads onto smoked hides. Inspired, Tessa asks Kohkom to teach her beading, but first she must listen and learn the many stories held in a bead. Dual language edition in Ininîmowin (Cree N-dialect) and English.
Tessa loves how her grandmother always smells of campfire stories. Mom says it’s because Kohkom spends her days sewing beautiful beads onto smoked hides. Inspired, Tessa asks Kohkom to teach her beading, but first she must listen and learn about the many stories held in a bead.
A tribal prophecy indicates Billy Buckhorn is the long-awaited Chosen One. In the second installment of the Thunder Child Prophecy, he is destined to battle the Night Seers of the Owl Clan as they plan to retake control of the Middleworld.