Posts Tagged ‘home’

Dreaming in Indian is a collection of writing, memoir, artwork  and poetry, by Aboriginal artists exploring what it was like for them growing up. A fabulous read and essential for all libraries, this would be a great book to read with older students for prompting deep discussion or writing. Check out art by Bunky Echo-Hawk, wise words from Olympic swimmer Waneek Horn-Miller, and childhood reflections by Joseph Boyden.


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Carson Ellis‘ picture book Home is a gorgeously illustrated exploration of different types of homes. Lovely read aloud and great to launch an art project.

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Beautiful line drawings illustrate this lovely picture book about belonging, travelling, and the wisdom of youth.

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This is such a gorgeous book – the paintings are incredible. A young girl lives in a trailer in Saskatchewan. Before she moves with her family to Toronto, she takes stock of her home and everything she knows about it.

A great book to launch of projects or discussions about community and Canada.

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