Tales from Big Spirit series
Illustrated by Scott B. Henderson
Published by Highwater Press
Grade: for grades 4–6
Coming Fall 2013
The Scout, is the story of Tommy Prince, a decorated Aboriginal war hero, and his exploits on the European battlefields of the Second World War.
The Scout is one book in the Tales from Big Spirit series. Tales from Big Spirit is a unique six-book graphic novel series that delves into the stories of some of the great Indigenous heroes from Canadian history—some already well known and others who deserve to be. Designed to correspond to grades 4–6 social studies curriculums across Canada, these full colour graphic novels could be used in literature circles, novel studies, and book clubs to facilitate discussion of social studies topics. These books will help students make historical connections while promoting important literacy skills.