Author/Publisher/Website: Robertson, D. A.; Henderson, S. B.
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Mar/2017
Portage & Main Press
Primary Identifier: SKU: 978-1-55379-659-6
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses:
4-6 (View recommended grades/subjects/courses)
Chief: Mistahimaskwa, The
Sarah, a young Cree girl, is learning about Chief Mistahimaskwa—Big Bear—at school. On her walk home from school, she encounters a bear and drops her textbook. When she retrieves it the next day, it has been struck by lightning and become magical; as she opens the book, it comes alive with the story of The Chief. Sarah is taken back to the Saskatchewan Plains of 1832 and she re-lives many of the key events of The Chief’s life. This boldly illustrated, compelling graphic novel is aimed at a young audience (Gr. 4-6). +Read More...