These are my words : the residential school diary of Violet Pesheens / by Ruby Slipperjack.
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|Terrace Public Library||J DEA (Text)||35151000574046||Junior Fiction||Volume hold||Available||-|
|Terrace Public Library||J DEA (Text)||35151001038181||Junior Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781443133180 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 186 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
- Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2016.
"Northern Ontario, 1966"--Cover.
"Twelve-year-old Violet Pesheens is taken away to Residential School in 1966. The diary recounts her experiences of travelling there, the first day, and first months, focusing on the everyday life she experiences--the school routine, battles with Cree girls, being quarantined over Christmas, getting home at Easter and reuniting with her family. When the time comes to gather at the train station for the trip back to the residential school, her mother looks her in the eye and asks, "Do you want to go back, or come with us to the trapline?" Violet knows the choice she must make."-- Provided by publisher.
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|Subject:||Native peoples > Canada > Residential schools > Juvenile fiction.
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|Topic Heading:||Mayor Hewat FCM 2017 Canada by the Book > BKASL
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