The Lost Island

The Lost Island

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The Lost Island by E Pauline Johnson, Atanas

In 1911, Pauline Johnson published Legends of Vancouver, a collection of native stories she learned from a tribal chieftain. One of these stories appears here in a new edition. The Lost Island tells of a long-ago time when what is now Vancouver belonged to the Sqamish people. In poetic prose, Johnson retells the story of a native healer whose visit to a mysterious island ends in a tragic loss, a striking symbol of the arrival of white civilization. Acclaimed artist Atanas's shimmering illustrations evoke a world long vanished.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781897476444
Publisher: Simply Read Books
Publication date: 07/29/2010
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 8 Years

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