Teacher, Take Care

Teaching can be a highly satisfying profession, but it can also be overwhelming. Through stories by diverse educators, this professional resource invites you to try different wellness strategies, explore varying perspectives, and consider new ideas of what it means to “be well.”

Amo's Sapotawan

Illustrated By: Rhian Brynjolson

With her sapotawan ceremony fast approaching, Amo must choose her mithikowisiwin, a gift she will develop through apprenticeship. Her sister, Pisim, chose to become a midwife; others gather medicines or harvest fish. But none of those feel quite right.

What will Amo’s mithikowisiwin be? How will she know what is right for her?

The Raven Mother

Hoarders. Scavengers. Bringers of new life. Ravens have many roles, both for the land and in Gitxsan story and song. The Raven Mother transports young readers to Northwestern British Columbia to learn about the traditions of the Gitxsan, the lives of ravens, and why these acrobatic flyers are so important to their ecosystem.

Spelling Through Phonics

This 40th anniversary edition of the beloved bestseller has the same compact and easy-to-use format thousands of educators know and love! Teach spelling easily and efficiently in grades 1–3 using the McCrackens’ original spelling instruction program, reproducibles, and detailed instructions for visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning.

Wayi Wah! Indigenous Pedagogies

With over two decades' experience in Indigenous education, author Jo Chrona encourages readers to challenge assumptions, reflect on their own experiences, and envision a more equitable education system for all. This powerful and engaging resource is for educators who are new to these conversations or want to deepen their learning.

Leading Through Spirals of Inquiry

Experienced educators Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser expand on their previous work to provide support for leaders during the process of change, clarify the direction for professional learning based on educational research and real-world examples, and provoke new thinking with specific strategies for accelerating meaningful change.

Resurgence

This collection of contemporary poetry, art, and narrative supports K–12 teachers in connecting with Indigenous voices and perspectives, bringing Indigenous works in their classrooms, and creating equitable teaching practices.

Giju's Gift

When Mali meets Puug, she’s surprised to discover he’s wearing her stolen hair clip. If she helps him find what he needs, she has a chance of getting it back. Join Mali and Puug as they race to keep one step ahead of an ancient giant in the first volume of this series for young readers.

The Gift of the Little People

Illustrated By: Rhian Brynjolson

Helpless to stop a deadly illness, Rocky Cree Elder Kakakiw struggles to help the sick as more and more people pass into the spirit world. To save his people, Kakakiw must overcome doubt to trust in traditional teachings and the gift of the Little People.

This is a companion story to The Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak series.

Spílexm

Captivating and deeply moving, this story basket of memories tells one Indigenous woman’s journey of overcoming adversity and colonial trauma to find strength through creative works and traditional perspectives of healing, transformation, and resurgence.

Road Allowance Era

Echo travels back to 1885, where her family's plight is apparent. Burnt out of their home, they make their way to Rooster Town, a shanty community on the edge of Winnipeg. In this final volume, Echo is reminded of her people's strength and resilience, forged through the pain of the past, as she faces a triumphant future.

The Evolution of Alice

Alice is a single mother raising her daughters on the rez where she grew up. Life has never been easy, but she's managed to get by. When an unthinkable loss occurs, Alice is forced to confront truths that will challenge her belief in herself and the world she thought she knew.

Reissued with a new story and a foreword by Shelagh Rogers.