When We Were Alone

byDavid A. RobertsonIllustratorJulie Flett

December 1, 2016|
When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson
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A young girl notices things about her grandmother that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she speak Cree and spend so much time with her family? As she asks questions, her grandmother shares her experiences in a residential school, when all of these things were taken away.

Also available in a bilingual Swampy Cree/English edition.

When We Were Alone won the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award in the Young People's Literature (Illustrated Books) category, and was nominated for the TD Canadian's Children's Literature Award.

David A. Robertson is an award-winning writer. His books include When We Were Alone (winner Governor General''s Literary Award), Will I See? (winner Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award Graphic Novel Category), Betty, The Helen Betty Osborne Story (listed In The Margins), and the YA novel Strangers. David...
Title:When We Were Alone
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8.4 X 7.8 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.4 X 7.8 X 0.5 in
Published:December 1, 2016
Publisher:Portage & Main Press
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9781553796732

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