The Orange Shirt Story: The True Story Of Orange Shirt Day

byPhyllis WebstadIllustratorBrock NicolEditorEmma Bullen

September 1, 2018|
The Orange Shirt Story: The True Story Of Orange Shirt Day by Phyllis Webstad
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The Orange Shirt Story was the best selling children''s book in Canada for several weeks in September (Book manager). This true story also inspired the movement of Orange Shirt Day which could become a federal statuatory holiday When Phyllis Webstad (nee Jack) turned six, she went to the residential school for the first time. On her first day at school, she wore a shiny orange shirt that her Granny had bought for her, but when she got to the school, it was taken away from her and never returned. This is the true story of Phyllis and her orange shirt. It is also the story of Orange Shirt Day (an important day of remembrance for First Nations and non First Nations Canadians).
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:The Orange Shirt Story: The True Story Of Orange Shirt Day
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:44 pages, 8.32 X 10.85 X 0.16 in
Shipping dimensions:44 pages, 8.32 X 10.85 X 0.16 in
Published:September 1, 2018
Publisher:Medicine Wheel Education
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780993869495

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