Shin-chi's Canoe

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Groundwood Books Ltd, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Forced to use only people's English names and not speak to his siblings at school, Shin-chi holds fast to the canoe given to him by his father, hopeful that things will then improve for his family and the tribe he loves.

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User Review  - StephLamb - LibraryThing

Shin-chi's Canoe by Nicola I. Campbell, illustrated by Kim La Fave and published by Groundwood Books is a beautiful sequel story to Shi-shi-etko. This story follows the two siblings who are heading ... Read full review

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User Review  - childrenslitpdx - LibraryThing

This book uses two characters to tell the wider story of forced enrollment of Native Americans and First Peoples in church ran or residential schools in the 19th and 20th centuries. The effort was an ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Nicola I. Campbell is Interior Salish and Metis, and she grew up in British Columbia's Nicola Valley. She is the author ofShi-shi-etko(Aboriginal Children's Book of the Year) andShin-chi's Canoe(TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, Governor General's Award Finalist for Illustration, USBBY Outstanding International Books), both illustrated by Kim LaFave. Nicola lives in Vancouver.

Kim LaFave has won the Governor General's Award, the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for his illustrations inAmos's Sweaterby Janet Lunn. He illustratedShin-chi's Canoeby Nicola I. Campbell, which was a finalist for the Governor General's Award. He lives in Roberts Creek, B.C.

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