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Those Who Dwell Below

Author/Publisher/Website: Johnston, A.
Copyright: 2019
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Apr/2020
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9781772272352
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 7-9
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Resource Description

This engaging Canadian novel follows the journey of a young shaman, Piturniq, as he must overcome a series of obstacles, including venturing to the bottom of the ocean to seek help from a great spirit, to help him save a starving village. On his journey he overcomes many spiritual and personal obstacles, gains knowledge to help him become a more powerful shaman, and develops more self-acceptance and confidence. Suitable as a class novel and for literature circles in grades 7-9, this rich novel develops themes of personal growth, identity, heroism, empathy, conflict, spiritualism, self-acceptance, and awareness. Log in to read the full review.
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