I Am Not a Number

I Am Not a Number

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Overview

When Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school, she is confused, frightened and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from despite being told to do otherwise. When she goes home for summer holidays, her parents decide never to send her away again, but where will she hide and what will happen when her parents disobey the law?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927583944
Publisher: Second Story Press
Publication date: 10/04/2016
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 204,429
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.45(d)
Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 11 Years

About the Author

Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis (Ojibway Anishinaabe) is a member of Nipissing First Nation. She is an educator, researcher, artist and motivational speaker who has over fifteen years' experience focusing on issues that relate to Indigenous education, leadership and diversity, engagement and the importance of relationship-building today.

Kathy Kacer has won many awards for her books about the holocaust for young readers, including Hiding Edith, The Secret of Gabi’s Dresser, Clara’s War and The Underground Reporters. A former psychologist, Kathy tours North America speaking to young people about the importance of remembering the Holocaust. For more information, visit www.kathykacer.com.



Gillian Newland has illustrated a variety of publications, ranging from magazines to children's books. She finds most of her inspiration outside her studio. She can often be found sketching her fellow customers at Starbucks or the animals at the zoo. Gillian lives in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, visit www.gilliannewland.com.

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Anonymous 12 months ago
Wow. Just another example of a time when people completely dehumanized other people. It's astounding! How could those nuns and teachers do this? I literally cannot fathom it.