Makoons Birchbark House

HarperCollins - HarperCollins. But makoons has had a vision that foretells great challenges—challenges that his family may not be able to overcome. Based on louise erdrich’s own family history, a note from the author about her research, this fifth book in the series features black-and-white interior illustrations, and a map and glossary of Ojibwe terms.

In this award-winning sequel to chickadee, acclaimed author Louise Erdrich continues her celebrated Birchbark House series with the story of an Ojibwe family in nineteenth-century America. Named for the ojibwe word for little bear, Makoons and his twin, Chickadee, have traveled with their family to the Great Plains of Dakota Territory.

Makoons Birchbark House - There they must learn to become buffalo hunters and once again help their people make a home in a new land.





Chickadee Birchbark House

HarperCollins - In a starred review, school library Journal proclaimed, "Readers will be more than happy to welcome little Chickadee into their hearts. The paperback edition includes additional material, such as an interview with the author and activities. HarperCollins Publishers. And through it all, the chickadee, Chickadee draws from the strength of his namesake, to carry him home.

Chickadee continues the story of one Ojibwe family's journey through one hundred years in America. Winner of the scott o'dell award for historical fiction, Chickadee is the first novel of a new arc in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich. Twin brothers chickadee and Makoons have done everything together since they were born—until the unthinkable happens and the brothers are separated.

Chickadee Birchbark House - Desperate to reunite, both chickadee and his family must travel across new territories, forge unlikely friendships, and experience unexpected moments of both unbearable heartache and pure joy.





The Game of Silence Birchbark House

HarperCollins - From them, she learns that the chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island and move farther west. Winner of the scott o'dell award for historical fiction, The Game of Silence is the second novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.

Her name is omakayas, or little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior. One day in 1850, omakayas’s island is visited by a group of mysterious people. The birchbark house series is the story of one Ojibwe family’s journey through one hundred years in America.

The Game of Silence Birchbark House - The new york times book review raved about the Game of Silence: “Erdrich has created a world, funny, fictional but real: absorbing, serious and convincingly human. HarperCollins Publishers. That day, so important that she never knew she had it in the first place, Omakayas realizes that something so valuable, could be in danger: Her way of life.





The Porcupine Year Birchbark House

HarperCollins - HarperCollins Publishers. The third novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich. Omakayas was a dreamer who did not yet know her limits. When omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey in search of a new home.

. Pushed to the brink of survival, and she discovers that no matter where she is, Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through. The birchbark house series is the story of one Ojibwe family’s journey through one hundred years in America.

The Porcupine Year Birchbark House - In a starred review, kirkus reviews wrote that The Porcupine Year is “charming, suspenseful, and funny, and always bursting with life. HarperCollins Publishers.





The Birchbark House

Hyperion Books for Children - HarperCollins Publishers. Instead of looking out at 'them' as dangers or curiosities, Erdrich, drawing on her family's history, wants to tell about 'us', from the inside. In this story of a young ojibwa girl, living on an island in Lake Superior around 1847, Omakayas, Louise Erdrich is reversing the narrative perspective used in most children's stories about nineteenth-century Native Americans.

Hyperion Books for Children. The birchbark house establishes its own ground, in the vicinity of Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House' books. The new york times Book Review HarperCollins Publishers.





Chickadee Birchbark House

HarperCollins - HarperCollins Publishers. Winner of the scott o'dell award for historical fiction, Chickadee is the first novel of a new arc in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich. Twin brothers chickadee and Makoons have done everything together since they were born—until the unthinkable happens and the brothers are separated.

Desperate to reunite, forge unlikely friendships, both Chickadee and his family must travel across new territories, and experience both unexpected moments of unbearable heartache as well as pure happiness. Hyperion Books for Children. And through it all, chickadee has the strength of his namesake, the chickadee, to carry him on.

Chickadee Birchbark House - Chickadee continues the story of one Ojibwe family's journey through one hundred years in America. School library journal, proclaimed, in a starred review, "Readers will be more than happy to welcome little Chickadee into their hearts. HarperCollins Publishers.





The Porcupine Year Birchbark House

HarperCollins FBA-|286872 - Hyperion Books for Children. Pushed to the brink of survival, or how she is living, and she discovers that no matter where she is, Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through. The birchbark house series is the story of one Ojibwe family’s journey through one hundred years in America.

HarperCollins Publishers. In a starred review, and funny, kirkus Reviews wrote that The Porcupine Year is “charming, suspenseful, and always bursting with life. HarperCollins Publishers. The third novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.

The Porcupine Year Birchbark House - Omakayas was a dreamer who did not yet know her limits. When omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey in search of a new home.





The Game of Silence

Perfection Learning - Hyperion Books for Children. HarperCollins Publishers. In this captivating sequel to national book Award nominee The Birchbark House, Erdrich continues the story of Omakayas, a young Ojibwe girl in the mid 1800s. HarperCollins Publishers.





In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse

Harry N. Abrams - Drawing references and inspiration from the oral stories of the Lakota tradition, celebrated author Joseph Marshall III juxtaposes the contemporary story of Jimmy with an insider’s perspective on the life of Tasunke Witko, better known as Crazy Horse c. When he embarks on a journey with his grandfather, nyles High Eagle, he learns more and more about his Lakota heritage—in particular, the story of Crazy Horse, one of the most important figures in Lakota and American history.

The book follows the heroic deeds of the lakota leader who took up arms against the US federal government to fight against encroachments on the territories and way of life of the Lakota people, including leading a war party to victory at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Through his grandfather’s tales about the famous warrior, ultimately, Jimmy learns more about his Lakota heritage and, himself.

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse - 1840–1877. HarperCollins Publishers. Jimmy mcclean is a lakota boy—though you wouldn’t guess it by his name: his father is part white and part Lakota, and his mother is Lakota. Hyperion Books for Children. American indian youth Literature Award   HarperCollins Publishers. Along with sitting bull, crazy Horse was the last of the Lakota to surrender his people to the US army.





The Journey

Flying Eye Books - This book will stay with you long after the last page is turned. From the author: the journey is actually a story about many journeys, and it began with the story of two girls I met in a refugee center in Italy. So i began collecting more stories of migration and interviewing many people from many different countries.

HarperCollins Publishers. HarperCollins Publishers. Nobrow Press. A wonderful teaching tool for those who are welcoming refugees into their community. The new york timeswith haunting echoes of the current refugee crisis this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war.

The Journey - ". This book is a collage of all those personal stories and the incredible strength of the people within them. Almost every day on the news we hear the terms "migrants" and "refugees" but we rarely ever speak to or hear the personal journeys that they have had to take. Hyperion Books for Children. A few months later, in september 2014, when i started studying a Master of Arts in Illustration at the Academy of Lucerne, I knew I wanted to create a book about these true stories.

After meeting them I realized that behind their journey lay something very powerful.





LaRose: A Novel

Harper Perennial - Plagued by thoughts of suicide, Nola dotes on him, keeping her darkness at bay. HarperCollins Publishers. Gradually he’s allowed shared visits with his birth family, whose sorrow mirrors the Raviches’ own. Nobrow Press. His fierce, rebellious new “sister, ” Maggie, welcomes him as a coconspirator who can ease her volatile mother’s terrifying moods.

Horrified at what he’s done, the recovered alcoholic turns to an Ojibwe tribe tradition—the sweat lodge—for guidance, and finds a way forward. The two families have always been close, is half sister to Dusty’s mother, and rides into town; their children played together despite going to different schools; and Landreaux’s wife, clothing, Emmaline, sharing food, Nola.

Our son will be your son now, ” they tell them. Larose is quickly absorbed into his new family. Landreaux iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. Following an ancient means of retribution, he and Emmaline will give LaRose to the grieving Peter and Nola. Hyperion Books for Children.

LaRose: A Novel - He shoots with easy confidence—but when the buck springs away, Landreaux realizes he’s hit something else, a blur he saw as he squeezed the trigger. HarperCollins Publishers. As the years pass, larose becomes the linchpin linking the Irons and the Raviches, and eventually their mutual pain begins to heal.