A young native girl dream about haivng a real school instead of small portable classrooms, but the politicians say it isn't a priority. Can Shannen and her classmates make it a priority? A must read for Canadians, as this gives a gentle introduction into one of the ways we have neglected our treaty obligations.
$ Develop student math and literacy skills through the under the sea package of materials! The “Under the Sea Literacy and Math Activities” can be completed by the entire class, by small groups of students, or it can be completed as an independent study by students who need to be challenged.
Deer Island is located just North of Alexandria Bay, New York. It is a fifty acre island containing diverse topography and a varied shoreline. The southern perimeter of Deer Island faces the American shipping channel while the northern perimeter faces the Canadian channel. It has several protected coves and a small bay and is currently mostly forested with White Pine, Black Oak, Hemlock, and Sugar Maple. Deer Island was one of the first islands in what has become known as The Thousand…
Set in a tiny lakeside town on the Canadian prairie, this is the story of a diverse, intertwined cast of characters, struggling to overcome personal loss. Runaway 17-year-old Noreen, hardened by a rough childhood with an alcoholic mother and an abusive stepfather, feels no love for anyone or anything. She also has a knack for stumbling blindly from one disastrous mistake to another: she gets pregnant, steals, heedlessly injures a dog and accidentally starts a fire.
If America Were a Village: Using the same successful metaphor of the international bestseller If the World Were a Village, the book shrinks down America to a village of 100. The metaphor helps children easily understand American ethnic origins, religions, family profiles, occupations, wealth, belongings and more. Shelagh Armstrong's expansive illustrations imagine America as a classic, vibrant small town.
Little black samba book cover. Despite this book being about an Indian boy, the illustrations in the original European version portray Sambo using “darky iconography”, with black skin, wildly curly hair, and bright red lips. The word “sambo” has a long history as a racial slur against blacks. Because the story itself does not contain any racist ideas, recent publications remain tell the same story, with new images to replace the offensive originals.
This funny, honest picture book by Annika Dunklee perfectly captures the rhythms of youngsters' friendships and emotions, while also reminding them that there's always room for new people in their lives.