Phyllis's Orange Shirt

September 1, 2019|
Phyllis's Orange Shirt by Phyllis Webstad
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Phyllis''s Orange Shirt is an adaptaion of The Orange Shirt Story which was the best selling children''s book in Canada for several weeks in September 2018(Book manager). This true story also inspired the movement of Orange Shirt Day which could become a federal statuatory holiday. When Phyllis was a little girl she was excited to go to residential school for the first time. Her Granny bought her a bright orange shirt that she loved and she wore it to school for her first day. When she arrived at school her bright orange shirt was taken away. This is both Phyllis Webstad''s true story and the story behind Orange Shirt Day which is a day for us all to reflect upon the treatment of First Nations people and the message that ''Every Child Matters''. Adapted for ages 4-6.
Phyllis Webstad (nee Jack) is Northern Secwepemc (Shuswap) from the Stswecem''c Xgat''tem First Nation (Canoe Creek Indian Band). She comes from mixed Secwepemc and Irish/French heritage. She was born in Dog Creek and lives in Williams Lake, BC, Canada. In 2018 Phyllis Webstad launched her children''s book called "The Orange Shirt Stor...
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Title:Phyllis's Orange Shirt
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:30 pages, 7.37 X 8.3 X 0.32 in
Shipping dimensions:30 pages, 7.37 X 8.3 X 0.32 in
Published:September 1, 2019
Publisher:Medicine Wheel Education
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781989122242

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