Floyd Twofeathers has always trusted his mom, a traditional healer, and his dad, chief of their band, to take care of the people on their reserve.
But when kids start to take their own lives because of a lack of opportunities and support in the community, Floyd's parents can't find a way to turn things around. Floyd tries to help, but his father refuses to listen to his ideas. Floyd decides to take action against the suicide epidemic before it's too late.
About the Author
MELANIE FLORENCE is a writer of Cree and Scottish heritage based in Toronto. She was close to her grandfather as a child, a relationship that sparked her interest in writing about Aboriginal themes and characters. She is the author of Righting Canada's Wrongs: Residential Schools, which was named an OLA Best Bet for Young Adult Non-Fiction and a CCBC Best Book for Kids and Teens. Melanie's other books include the teen novels The Missing, One Night, and Rez Runaway, the picture book Missing Nimama, which won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, and the Recordbooks title Jordin Tootoo: The Highs and Lows in the Journey of the First Inuk to Play in the NHL, chosen as an Honor Book by The American Indian Library Association.