Under the Ice by Rachel QitsualikUnder the Ice by Rachel Qitsualik

Under the Ice

byRachel QitsualikIllustratorJae Korim

Paperback | April 4, 2012

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Winter can be cruel in the Arctic, and food quickly grows scarce for those who cannot hunt. In these difficult times, the grandmother of an orphaned boy wishes aloud for the qallupaluit—strange, monstrous creatures that live under the sea ice—to take her grandson away forever. The old woman soon regrets her hasty words when the little boy is snatched and carried away to the creatures' underwater lair. After enlisting the help of her fellow villagers, the old woman learns that her grandson may be happier with the qallupaluit than he ever was with her.

Written for contemporary audiences by acclaimed Inuit author Rachel A. Qitsualik and illustrated in a quick comic book style, this tale is sure to thrill middle grade readers.

Rachel A. Qitsualik was born and raised in the traditional Inuit culture of the late 1950s. After working for some time as a language specialist and consultant, she found success as a writer. Together with her husband, Sean A. Tinsley, she has published hundreds of articles on Inuit culture/ folklore, many of which are used as educatio...
Title:Under the IceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 4, 2012Publisher:Inhabit Media Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927095018

ISBN - 13:9781927095010