7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga (Compiled)

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Price
$34.99  $32.54
Publisher
Highwater Press
Publish Date
Pages
136
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.9 X 0.4 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781553793557

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About the Author
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 educates as well as entertains through his writings about Indigenous Peoples in Canada, reflecting their cultures, histories, communities, as well as illuminating many contemporary issues. David is a member of Norway House Cree Nation. He lives in Winnipeg.

Scott Henderson has worked as an illustrator for comics, portraiture, and advertising art. He is author/illustrator of the sci-fi/fantasy comic, The Chronicles of Era and has illustrated two comics for the Canadian Air Force's For Valour series, the bestselling graphic novel series 7 Generations, selected titles from the Tales From Big Spirit series, and the graphic novels, Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story and Eisner-award nominee, A Blanket of Butterflies.
Reviews
Selected for CCBC's Best Books for Kids & Teens list-- "Canadian Children's Book Centre"
Emotionally powerful works. Recommended.--Joanne Peters "CM Magazine"
An excellent Canadian teen graphic novel series...[and] an honest portrayal of a young Cree man learning about his family's hardship.-- "Ottawa Public Library"

A masterpiece of traditional knowledge; a powerful gift to share!

-- "Betty Ross, Elder, Cross Lake First Nation"

A powerful message through image and artwork [that] will engage readers in an historical and insightful story.

-- "David Booth, author and educator"

Reconciliation is about respect...and self-respect is where it starts. A good story is worth telling, and when told well is worth reading. Especially this one.

-- "Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada"

Among recommended Indigenous titles for building an Inclusive Graphic Novel Collection

-- "Booklist"

David weaves an engrossing and unforgettable story with the precision of a historian and the colour of a true Indigenous storyteller.

-- "Rosanna Deerchild, author of "This Is a Small Northern Town""

Healing lies in knowing our past, not just of our lives, but also the distant past of our ancestors. The interweaving movements from present to past and past to present are like waves of cleansing waters washing in to the present, and back out to that distant past. It's mesmerizing.

-- "Beatrice Mosionier, author of "In Search of April Raintree""