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Goodbye Buffalo Bay / Larry Loyie ; with Constance Brissenden.

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Terrace Public Library J LOY (Text) 35151000455527 Junior Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781894778626 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 142 p. ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: Penticton, BC : Theytus Books, 2012, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Aboriginal.
Sequel to: As Long as the Rivers Flow.
Formatted Contents Note:
On Buffalo Bay -- Cowboys and Indians -- Five years earlier -- Little brother -- Catechism lesson -- Hair -- Sister Theresa -- The secret -- Christmas -- The hospital -- Jackie -- Little boats -- Goodbyes -- Moving on -- Rabbit Hill -- Tea dance -- Firefighting -- Flying -- Harvest time -- Moose in a taxi -- Heading west -- The green chain -- Skating -- The accident -- Freedom -- Cree glossary.
Summary, etc.:
In his last year in residential school, Lawrence learns the power of friendship and finds the courage to stand up for his beliefs. He returns home to find the traditional First Nations life he loved is over. He feels like a stranger to his family until his grandfather's gentle guidance helps him find his way. New adventures arise; Lawrence fights a terrifying forest fire, makes his first non-Native friends, stands up for himself in the harsh conditions of a sawmill, meets his first sweetheart and fulfills his dream of living in the mountains. Wearing new ice skates bought with his hard-won wages, Lawrence discovers a sense of freedom and self-esteem.
Subject: Indigenous youth > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Courage > Fiction.
Canadian authors.
First Nations authors.
Genre: Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Canadian fiction.
Topic Heading: First Nations > Juvenile Literature
First Nation
Aboriginal
Residential schools
First Nations

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