Shin-Chi's Canoe (Hardcover)

Shin-Chi's Canoe By Nicola Campbell, Kim Lafave (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicola Campbell, Kim Lafave (Illustrator)
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Description


When they arrive at school, Shi-shi-etko reminds Shinchi, her six-year-old brother, that they can only use their English names and that they can't speak to each other. For Shinchi, life becomes an endless cycle of church mass, school, and work, punctuated by skimpy meals. He finds solace at the river, clutching a tiny cedar canoe, a gift from his father, and dreaming of the day when the salmon return to the river a sign that it's almost time to return home. This poignant story about a devastating chapter in First Nations history is told at a child's level of understanding.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780888998576
ISBN-10: 0888998570
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2008
Pages: 40
Language: English