Missing Nimama

byMelanie FlorenceIllustratorFrancois Thisdale

October 16, 2015|
Missing Nimama by Melanie Florence
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Kateri is a young girl, growing up in the care of her grandmother. We see her reaching important milestones her first day of school, first dance, first date, wedding, first child along with her mother, who is always there, watching her child growing up without her.

Told in alternating voices, Missing Nimama is a story of love, loss, and acceptance, showing the human side of a national tragedy. An afterword by the author provides a simple, ageappropriate context for young readers.

Melanie Florence is an Aboriginal writer based in Toronto. Her nonfiction books for young people include Jordin Tootoo: The highs and lows in the journey of the first Inuit to play in the NHL and, most recently, Native Residental Schools for the series Righting Canada's Wrongs. Finding Nimama is Melanie's first picture book. Fr...
Title:Missing Nimama
Product dimensions:32 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.3 in
Published:October 16, 2015
Publisher:Clockwise Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780993935145

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