Little Voice

byRuby SlipperjackIllustratorSherry Farrell RacetteIntroduction byJanet Lunn

October 1, 2001|
Little Voice by Ruby Slipperjack
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A young Ojibway girl, struggling over the fact that her father has died, spends a summer in the bush with her grandmother and finds her own identity and voice. Things have been hard for her family since her father''s accidental death in a logging accident, and Ray has been unable to express her grief. In school, the green eyes she inherited from her father are unusual for a child from an Ojibway background in a northern Ontario town and get her noticed in ways she doesn''t enjoy. At home, Ray believes that her mother, grieving herself and busy with Ray''s younger brother and sister, no longer needs her. Ray becomes so withdrawn that at times she hardly speaks. At the end of this beautiful and empowering story, which begins in 1978, the withdrawn green-eyed girl has found her voice and is not afraid to use it.
Ruby Slipperjack has three novels to her credit: Weesquachak and the Lost Ones, Silent Words, and Honour the Sun. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Indigenous Learning at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, and received the William A. West Education Medal for being the highest-ranking Masters of Education graduate at L...
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Title:Little Voice
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:7.3 X 6.17 X 0.58 in
Shipping dimensions:7.3 X 6.17 X 0.58 in
Published:October 1, 2001
Publisher:Coteau Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550501827

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