March 23, 2018

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Speaking Our Truth by Monique Gray Smith | SLJ Review

SMITH, Monique Gray. Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation. 160p. further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Orca. Sept. 2017. Tr $29.95. ISBN 9781459815834.

Gr 4-7 –A sensitive and extensive insight into the experiences of Indigenous people in Canada. Smith traces the historical events, movements, and laws affecting people of the First Nations and connects this history to the impact still resonating generations later. The book largely addresses the laws that forcibly removed Indigenous children from their families and sent them to residential schools in […]

Teen Books by Native Writers to Trumpet Year-Round

Blogger and librarian Debbie Reese shares works for young adults by and about Native Americans that should be read, displayed, and celebrated in every collection, including graphic novels and the latest by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale.