Shannen and the Dream for a School

October 1, 2011|
Shannen and the Dream for a School by Janet Wilson
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The true story of Shannen Koostachin and the people of Attawapiskat First Nation, a Northern Cree community, who have been fighting for a new school since 1979 when a fuel spill contaminated their original school building. Shannen's fight took her all the way to Parliament Hill and was taken up by children around the world. Shannen’s dream continues today with the work of the Shannen's Dream organization and those everywhere who are fighting for the rights of Aboriginal children.
Janet Wilson is an author and fine artist. Her book Shannen and the Dream for a School won the First Nation Communities Read award, was nominated for the Silver Birch Award, and is soon to be a TV movie. Her picture book, Our Earth: How kids are saving the planet, was the winner of the Science in Society Book Award. Janet lives in Eden...
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Title:Shannen and the Dream for a School
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 6.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 6.5 X 0.5 in
Published:October 1, 2011
Publisher:Second Story Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:9
ISBN - 13:9781926920306

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