by Nicola I. Campbell
illustrated by Kim LaFave
With just four days to go before young Shi-shi-etko leaves her family and all that she knows to attend residential school, she carefully gathers her memories for safekeeping.This poetic account includes richly hued illustrations as it describes a child who finds solace all around her, even though she is on the verge of great loss - a loss that aboriginal people have endured for generations due to the residential schools system.
Nanabosho, Soaring Eagle and the Great Sturgeon
by Joe McLellani
illustrated by Rhian Brynjolson
A story of two Ojibway girls and a Nanaboshu legend that the grandfather shares that teaches the importance of fishing sustainably so that future generations will also be able to fish.
The Elders Are Watching
by David Bouchard
illustrated by Roy Henry Vickers
This book is a plea to respect the treasures of the natural environment with a message from aboriginal elders of the past.
Muskrat Will Be Swimming
by Cheryl Savageau
illustrated by Robert Hynes
This is the story of a young girl being teased for living by the lake in the wilderness. Her grandfather shares a Seneca Creation story about Skywoman being helped by the birds and animals that teaches her to embrace her identity and the beauty of her home.