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When We Are Kind
By (author): Monique Gray Smith   Illustrated by: Nicole Neidhardt
ISBN: 9781459825222
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
This beautiful picture book looks at how the simple act of being kind, to others and oneself, affects all aspects of a child’s life.
When We Are Kind / Nihá’ádaahwiinít’íįgo
By (author): Monique Gray Smith   Illustrated by: Nicole Neidhardt   Translated by: Mildred Walters
ISBN: 9781459827530
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
This dual-language beautiful picture book looks at how the simple act of being kind, to others and oneself, affects all aspects of a child’s life. In English and Diné.
Dreaming in Color
By (author): Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459825864
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a young teen is thrilled when she gets into art school but shocked to learn that some students feel she doesn’t belong there.
Powwow
ISBN: 9781459812345
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 88
Price: $24.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series for middle readers. Illustrated with photographs, Powwow is a guide to the dance, music and culture of this Indigenous celebration.
One Earth
By (author): Anuradha Rao
ISBN: 9781459818866
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 208
Price: $24.95
This nonfiction book for teens profiles twenty environmental defenders of color from around the world. Their individual stories show that the intersection of environment and ethnicity is an asset to protecting our planet. Illustrated with photos of each of the people profiled.
May We Have Enough to Share
By (author): Richard Van Camp
ISBN: 9781459816244
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 24
Price: $10.95
A beautiful board book about gratitude by celebrated Indigenous author Richard Van Camp, complemented by photos from Tea & Bannock, a collective blog by Indigenous women photographers.
Meennunyakaa / Blueberry Patch
By (author): Jennifer Leason   Translated by: Norman Chartrand
ISBN: 9781926886589
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
In this dual-language book, the story of how Indigenous people harvested berries and how that tradition continues to this day.
Sus Yoo / The Bear's Medicine
By (artist): Clayton Gauthier   Translated by: Danny Alexis, Theresa Austin
ISBN: 9781926886572
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
In this dual-language book, a mother bear takes her cubs out on the land to teach them how to survive.
Picking Up the Pieces
By (author)s: Carey Newman, Kirstie Hudson
ISBN: 9781459819955
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 180
Price: $39.95
This nonfiction book, illustrated with photographs, tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a work by Indigenous artist Carey Newman that includes hundreds of items from every residential school in Canada and stories from the Survivors who donated them.
Legends and Teachings of Xeel's, the Creator
By (author): Dr. Ellen Rice White   Foreword by: Dr. Jo-Ann Archibald
ISBN: 9781926886558
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 200
Price: $19.95
This is the last book by celebrated Indigenous educator Ellen White.
Neekna and Chemai
By (author): Jeannette Armstrong   Illustrated by: Barbara Marchand
ISBN: 9781926886435
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 52
Price: $14.95
Neekna and Chemai are two little girls growing up in the Okanagan Valley in the time before contact. Through these two friends, we learn about the seasonal life patterns of the Okanagan First Peoples.
The Girl and the Wolf
By (author): Katherena Vermette   Illustrated by: Julie Flett
ISBN: 9781926886541
Publisher: Theytus Books Ltd.
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
This picture book for young children is an empowering Indigenous twist on a classic wolf narrative.
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