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Stolen words / written by Melanie Florence ; illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard.

Florence, Melanie, (author.). Grimard, Gabrielle, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J Flo (Text) 76893000264814 Juvenile Fiction K-2 Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV PICT FLORENCE (Text) 37500004457160 Kids Picture Books Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch EASY FLOR (Text) 39391006859472 Easy Books Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV PIC FLO (Text) 30653005586912 Juvenile Picture Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville EASY FLO (Text) 37323005314656 EASY-PICT Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield E FIC Florence (Text) 31208912536754 children picture book Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley JP FLORENCE MELANIE (Text) 30402004682458 PICTURE BK Checked out 08/30/2018
Union Co PL - Liberty E Flo (Text) 34194001156653 E Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781772600377
  • ISBN: 1772600377
  • ISBN: 9781772600551
  • ISBN: 1772600555
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Second Story Press, [2017]

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Summary, etc.:
"This picture book explores the intergenerational impact of Canada's residential school system that separated Indigenous children from their families. The story recognizes the pain of those whose culture and language were taken from them, how that pain is passed down and shared through generations, and how healing can also be shared. Stolen Words captures the beautiful, healing relationship between a little girl and her grandfather. When she asks him how to say something in his language - Cree - her grandpa admits that his words were stolen from him when he was a boy. The little girl then sets out to help her grandfather regain his language."--Publisher's description.
Subject: Grandfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Granddaughters > Juvenile fiction.
Indigenous children > Canada > Juvenile fiction.
Cree language > Juvenile fiction.
Cree Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Off-reservation boarding schools > Canada > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America > Cultural assimilation > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America > Ethnic identity > Juvenile fiction.
Indians, Treatment of > North America > Juvenile fiction.
Canada > Juvenile fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Indigenous children > Canada > Fiction.
Cree Indians > Fiction.
Cree language > Fiction.
Off-reservation boarding schools > Canada > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Cultural assimilation > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Ethnic identity > Fiction.
Indians > Treatment > North America > Fiction.

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