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When we were alone / David Alexander Robertson, Julie Flett.

Robertson, David, 1977- (author.). Flett, Julie, (illustrator.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hermiston Public Library.

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Summary:

When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where all of these things were taken away.
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Hermiston Public Library Picture Book R (Text) 37838000480715 Picture Books Book Branch_Only_3months 02/01/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781553796732
  • ISBN: 155379673X
  • Physical Description: 26 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba : HighWater Press, [2016]

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When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where all of these things were taken away.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Education > Canada > Juvenile fiction.
Cree Indians > Education > Juvenile fiction.
Off-reservation boarding schools > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction
Indigenous peoples > Education > Fiction.
Cree Indians > Education > Fiction.
Off-reservation boarding schools > Fiction.
Grandmothers > Fiction

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