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Keyword: residential schools

Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story

Robertson, David A. (Author)
Henderson, Scott B. (Illustrator)
Portage & Main Press 2011. 40 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, biography, Cree, cultures, grandmothers, illustrations (black and white), Indigenous peoples, residential schools, resilience, survival, traditions, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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A Stranger at Home

Jordan-Fenton, Christy (Author)
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret (Author)
Amini-Holmes, Liz (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2011. 124 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Acceptance, courage, family life, first-person narration, Indigenous peoples, Inuit, loneliness, memoir, perseverance, residential schools, resilience
 
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Stolen Words

Florence, Melanie (Author)
Grimard, Gabrielle (Illustrator)
Second Story Press 2017. 24 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cree, grandfathers, Indigenous peoples, intergenerational relationships, languages, memories, metaphors, residential schools
 
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Not My Girl

Jordan-Fenton, Christy (Author)
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret (Author)
Grimard, Gabrielle (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, family life, first-person narration, identity, Indigenous peoples, Inuit, loneliness, residential schools, resilience, sequels, traditions
 
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Fatty Legs: A True Story

Jordan-Fenton, Christy (Author)
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret (Author)
Amini-Holmes, Liz (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2010. 106 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, acceptance, courage, curiosity, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, Inuit, learning to read, loneliness, memoir, perseverance, residential schools, resilience
 
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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation

Smith, Monique Gray (Author)
Orca 2017. 160 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Abuse, assimilation, Canadian history, colonialism, families, human rights, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, maps, multimodal, politics, residential schools, social justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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Nathan

Ouriou, Susan (Author)
Red Deer Press 2016. 152 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Acceptance, Alzheimer’s disease, bullying, Canadian history, courage, empathy, family life, Indigenous peoples, intergenerational relationships, perspectives, residential schools, sadness
 
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When We Were Alone

Robertson, David A. (Author)
Flett, Julie (Illustrator)
Portage & Main Press 2016. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, community, Cree, education, Indigenous peoples, intergenerational relationships, multiple narrators, oral history, questions, recurrent patterns, residential schools, storytelling
 
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Jeremy Stone

Choyce, Lesley (Author)
Red Deer Press 2013. 184 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Bullying, depressions (psychological), family life, first-person narration, free verse, healing, identity, Indigenous peoples, mental health, novels in verse, residential schools
 
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Indian Horse

Wagamese, Richard (Author)
Douglas & McIntyre 2012. 224 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1960s, discrimination, family life, first-person narration, grief, healing, hockey, Indigenous peoples, loss, Ojibwa, residential schools, self-determination
 
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Residential Schools

Florence, Melanie (Author)
Lorimer 2016. 128 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Assimilation, Canadian history, child labour, children, cultures, discrimination, family life, healing, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, primary documents, residential schools, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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Shin-chi’s Canoe

Campbell, Nicola I. (Author)
LaFave, Kim (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2008. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, families, First Nations history, homesick, Inuit, residential schools, separation
 
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Shi-shi-etko

Campbell, Nicola I. (Author)
LaFave, Kim (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2005. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, First Nations history, intergenerational relationships, Inuit, poetic language, residential schools
 
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Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids

Ellis, Deborah (Author)
Groundwood Books 2013. 256 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Cultural heritage, discrimination, identity, Indigenous peoples, interviews, LGBTQ, Native Americans, oral history, residential schools, social activism, social justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, youth
 
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Secret Path

Downie, Gord (Author)
Lemire, Jeff (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2016. 88 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, Canadian history, Chanie Wenjack, diversity, economic disparity, illustrations (monochrome), Indigenous peoples, mythology, reconciliation, residential schools, social justice, songs, tragedy
 
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I Am Not a Number

Dupuis, Jenny Kay (Author)
Kacer, Kathy (Author)
Newland, Gillian (Illustrator)
Second Story Press 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abuse, Canadian history, courage, First Nations history, identity, prejudice, residential schools, social justice
 
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When I Was Eight

Jordan-Fenton, Christy (Author)
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret (Author)
Grimard, Gabrielle (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abuse, children’s rights, courage, determination, Inuit, learning to read, residential schools
 
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