The Song That Called Them Home

byDavid A. RobertsonIllustratorMaya Mckibbin

April 4, 2023|
The Song That Called Them Home by David A. Robertson
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From the award-winning author of On the Trapline comes a cinematic fantasy-adventure story inspired by Indigenous legends.

One summer day, Lauren and her little brother, James, go on a trip to the land with their Moshom (grandfather). After they've arrived, the children decide to fish for dinner while Moshom naps. They are in their canoe in the middle of the lake when the water around them begins to swirl and crash. They are thrown overboard and when Lauren surfaces she sees her brother being pulled away by the Memekwesewak — creatures who live in and around water and like to interfere with humans. Lauren must follow the Memekwesewak through a portal and along a watery path to find and bring back James. But when she finally comes upon her brother, she too feels the lure of the Memekwesewak’s song. Something even stronger must pull them back home.  
DAVID A. ROBERTSON is the author of numerous books for young readers including the two Governor General Literary Award—winning picture books On the Trapline and When We Were Alone, both illustrated by Julie Flett. The first two books in David's bestselling middle grade fantasy series, The Misewa Saga, have received great acclaim and aw...
Title:The Song That Called Them Home
Product dimensions:52 pages, 10.5 X 9.5 X 0.47 in
Shipping dimensions:52 pages, 10.5 X 9.5 X 0.47 in
Published:April 4, 2023
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9780735266704

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