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Shin-chi's canoe

Author: Nicola I Campbell; Kim LaFave
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Shin-chi and his sister go off to his first year of Residential School in a cattle truck, she warns him of all the things he must not do. The days are long, he is very lonely and always hungry, but he finds solace down at the river with a gift from his father, a tiny cedar canoe. It seems like a very long time until the salmon swim upriver again and he can finally go home.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Picture books for children
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola I Campbell; Kim LaFave
ISBN: 9780888998576 0888998570 9781931882897 1931882894
OCLC Number: 191759662
Awards: TD Canadian Children's Literature Award winner, 2009
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Nicola I. Campbell ; pictures by Kim LaFave.

Abstract:

When Shin-chi and his sister go off to his first year of Residential School in a cattle truck, she warns him of all the things he must not do. The days are long, he is very lonely and always hungry, but he finds solace down at the river with a gift from his father, a tiny cedar canoe. It seems like a very long time until the salmon swim upriver again and he can finally go home.
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