After reading and discussing the chosen text, select additional texts to share with students and invite them to identify connections that can be made between texts. Encourage students to compare and contrast texts based on story events, character, problem/solution, illustrations, etc.

Consider these picture books as a starting place:

  • I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer
  • Shin-Chi’s Canoe by Nicola Campbell
  • Sometimes I feel Like a Fox by Danielle Daniel
  • The Elders are Watching by David Bouchard and Roy Henry Vickers
  • A Day with Yayah by Nicola Campbell
  • Nimoshom and His Bus by Penny M. Thomas
  • Speaking Our Truth by Monique Gray Smith
  • The Water Walker by Joanne Robertson
  • You Hold Me Up by Monique Grey Smith
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