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Dear Canada: These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens Hardcover – Aug 30 2016

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  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Canada (Aug. 30 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1443133183
  • ISBN-13: 978-1443133180
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 1.6 x 19.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 9.1 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #5,227 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Praise for Ruby Slipperjack:

"Slipperjack carefully paints a portrait of traditional and non-traditional life incorporating history and culture into a coming of age story." (Dog Tracks) -CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"Anyone wanting to see an honest reflection of native life as it was and is would do well to start here." (Honour the Sun)" -CM: Canadian Review of Materials

About the Author

RUBY (FARRELL) SLIPPERJACK was born in Whitewater Lake, Ontario. She learned traditional stories and crafts from her family. In the 1960s she attended a Residential School in northern Ontario for most of a year, and later, high school in Thunder Bay. She has written 5 novels for middle grade and teen readers: Dog Tracks, Little Voice, Silent Words, Weesquachak, and Honour the Sun, and indigenous storycontributions to the Dear Canada anthologies Hoping for Home: Stories of Arrival and A Time for Giving. Ruby lives in Thunder Bay, Ontario.


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