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The boy who walked backwards —Sures, Ben, 1967- author.

The boy who walked backwards is a moving story about a young Ojibway boy, Leo, and his family in Serpent River First Nation. Leo's life turns to darkness when forced to attend residential school. Back home for Christma...

The orange shirt story —Webstad, Phyllis, author.

"This true story also inspired the movement of Orange Shirt Day which could become a federal statuatory holiday When Phyllis Webstad (nee Jack) turned six, she went to the residential school for the first time. On her fi...

A stranger at home : a true story —Jordan-Fenton, Christy.

Looks at the experiences of a young Inuit girl returning from a residential religious school, where she is not recognized by her mother and is seen as an outsider.

The journey forward : a novella on reconciliation.

"From award-winning authors Richard Van Camp and Monique Gray Smith come two honest and memorable middle-grade novellas on residential schools and reconciliation. The novellas will be bound together in a "flip-book" form...

Gaawin gindaaswin ndaawsii = I am not a number —Dupuis, Jenny Kay, author.

"A translation of I Am Not a Number to Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) - Nishnaabemwin, Nbisiing dialect. The book includes both English and Anishinaabemowin. I Am Not a Number is the true story of eight-year-old Irene, who is...

I am not a number —Dupuis, Jenny Kay, author.
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2017

Based on the life of Jenny Kay Dupuis' own grandmother, a young First Nations girl who was sent to a residential school. When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school ...

My Grandma's school —Carignan, Leona, author.

The story of how Grandma went to a Residential school.

Quand on était seuls —Robertson, David, 1977- author.

While helping her grandmother maintain her garden, a girl notices something in her features that pique her curiosity. Why does her grandmother wear long braids and brightly colored clothes? Why does she speak another lan...

Treasured moments —Gordon, Viola, author.

Stories of how Viola and her brothers and sisters enjoyed family visits during their time spent at a residential school.

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