Recommended Literature

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#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American WomenEdited by Lisa Charleyboy and Marybeth Leatherdale Published in 2017 by Annick PressIn her Foreword to #NotYour ...

A Day with Yayah

Written by Nicola I. Campbell and Illustrated by Julie FlettPublished November 2017 by Tradewind Books (Links to an external site.) In A Day with Yayah, Nicola ...

Birdsong

BirdsongWritten by Julie Flett Published in 2019 by Greystone Books (Links to an external site.)  In the spring, Katherena and her mother leave their home in a ...

Breakdown

Breakdown (Reckoner Rises Series, Vol. 1) (9-12)Story by David A. RobertsonArt by Scott B. HendersonColours by Donovan YaciukLetters by Andrew ThomasPublished i ...

Fatty Legs

Written by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton with artwork by Liz Amini-HolmesPublished in 2010 by Annick Press (Links to an external site.) Fatty ...

Fire Starters

Story by Jen Storm, Illustrations by Scott B. Henderson, and Colours by Donovan Yaciuk Published in 2016 by High Water Press (Links to an external sit ...

Ghosts

Written by David RobertsonPublished in 2019 by Highwater Press (Links to an external site.) Ghosts, the third and final installment in The Reckoner Trilogy of n ...

Give Me Some Truth

Give Me Some TruthWritten by Eric GansworthPublished in 2018 by Scholastic (Links to an external site.) Set in 1980, Give Me Some Truth follows Eric Gansworth’s ...

Strategies for Teaching

Activities for the Classroom

Chalk Talk

Use the Chalk Talk (Links to an external site.) strategy to engage small groups of students in silent conversations. Students can be invited to respond to quest ...

Chat Stations

Create discussion stations, or chat stations, for students to rotate through and discuss various topics related to the text. Students can be asked to respond to ...

Elder Presentation

Each class can read and discuss the text separately and then collaborate virtually to generate questions they would like to ask the Elder.One participating teac ...