Kimotinâniwiw Itwêwina / Stolen Words

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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.90
Publisher
Second Story Press
Publish Date
Pages
24
Dimensions
8.3 X 8.2 X 0.1 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
Cree
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781772601015

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About the Author

Melanie Florence is a writer of Cree and Scottish heritage based in Toronto. She was close to her grandfather as a child, a relationship that sparked her interest in writing about Indigenous themes and characters. She is the author of Missing Nimâmâ, which won the 2016 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, Stolen Words, which won the 2018 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award and the bestselling Orca Soundings titles He Who Dreams and Dreaming in Color.

Gabrielle Grimard transformed her love of design into
a career in illustration over the course of her studies at Concordia University
and the University of Quebec. Her 2020 title The Library Bus won the
Middle East Book Award and was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary
Award, among many other honors. In 2018, Stolen
Words
won the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award and was a
finalist for the TD Canadian Children's Book Award. Not My Girl was a USBBY Outstanding International Book. Gabrielle's
creativity has been applied to children's publishing, advertising, and
educational contexts. She lives in Waterville, Quebec.
Gayle Weenie is a Plains Cree language speaker from Sweetgrass First Nation, Saskatchewan.
Dolores Sand is a Plains Cree language speaker from Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan.

Reviews

"Stolen Words / kimotinaniwiw itwewina" recognizes the pain of those whose culture and language were taken from them, and reveals how that pain is passed down, and how healing can also be shared -- making it a unique and unreservedly recommended addition to family, elementary school, and community library bilingual picture book collections for children."-- "Children's Bookwatch: The Bilingual Shelf"