Dear Canada: These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens

Dear Canada: These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens

by Ruby Slipperjack

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ISBN-13: 9781443133197
Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Series: Dear Canada
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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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