COMMUNITY: Recommended reading about residential schools

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Orange Shirt Day is around the corner: September 30, 2016!

Below is a list of some recommended reading about residential schools for sharing in your classroom, compiled by the CBC

  1. Shi-shi-etko, by Nicola Campbell (Ages 4-8)
  2. Shin-chi’s Canoe, by Nicola Campbell (Ages 4-8)
  3. Arctic Stories, by Michael Kusugak (Ages 4-8)
  4. Kookum’s Red Shoes, by Peter Eyvindson (Ages 4-8)
  5. Fatty Legs: A True Story, by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton (Ages 9-12)
  6. A Stranger at Home: A True Story, by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton (Ages 9-12)
  7. No Time to Say Goodbye: Children’s Stories of Kuper Island Residential School, by Sylvia Olsen (Ages 9-12)
  8. As Long as the Rivers Flow, by Larry Loyia (Ages 9-12)
  9. My name is Seepeetza, by Shirley Sterling (Ages 9-12)
  10. We Feel Good out here = Zhik gwaa’an, nakhwatthaiitat qwiinzii (The Land is Our Storybook), by Julie-Ann Andre and Mindy Willet (Ages 9-12)

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