When We Were Alone

byDavid A. RobertsonIllustratorJulie Flett

December 1, 2016|
When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson
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When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother''s garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where all of these things were taken away. When We Were Alone is a story about a difficult time in history, and, ultimately, one of empowerment and strength.

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 AloneFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:25 pages, 8.4 X 7.8 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:25 pages, 8.4 X 7.8 X 0.5 inPublished:December 1, 2016Publisher:Portage & Main PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:155379673X

ISBN - 13:9781553796732

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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