When We Were Alone

When We Were Alone

Illustrated by Julie Flett
Published by High-water Press

Grade: For Grades K-3

SKU: 978-1-55379-673-2
Price: $18.95

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When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother’s garden, she begins to notice things about her grandmother that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long braided hair and wear beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is told about life in a residential school a long time ago, where everything was taken away. When We Were Alone is a story about a difficult time in history and, ultimately, a story of empowerment and strength.






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