Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story by David Alexander Robertson

Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story

byDavid Alexander RobertsonIllustratorScott Henderson

Paperback | April 27, 2015

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Helen Betty Osborne, known as Betty to her closest friends and family, dreamed of becoming a teacher. She left home to attend residential school and later moved to The Pas, Manitoba, to attend high school. On November 13, 1971, Betty was abducted and brutally murdered by four young men. Initially met with silence and indifference, her tragic murder resonates loudly today. Betty represents one of almost 1,200 Indigenous women in Canada who have been murdered or gone missing. This is her story.

Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story has been selected as a White Raven 2016 by the International Youth Library for its annual catalogue of book recommendations in the field of international children’s and youth literature. This year’s White Ravens catalogue contains 200 titles in 42 languages from 60 countries.

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David Alexander Robertson is an award-winning graphic novelist and writer who has long been an advocate for educating youth on Indigenous history and contemporary issues. He has written several graphic novels, including the bestselling 7 Generations series and Sugar Falls. His first novel, The Evolution of Alice, was winner of On the S...
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Title:Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 6.5 × 0.12 inPublished:April 27, 2015Publisher:Portage & Main PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:155379544X

ISBN - 13:9781553795445

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