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Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 2002. ©1999
Series: Omakayas, Bk 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First Hyperion paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847. For as long as Omakayas can remember, she and her family have lived on the land her people call the Island of the Golden-Breasted Woodpecker. Although the chimookoman, white people, encroach more and more on their land, life continues much as it always  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Erdrich
ISBN: 0786814543 9780786814541 0756911869 9780756911867 9781435267787 1435267788
OCLC Number: 969042992
Notes: "National Book Award finalist"--Cover.
Originally published: 1999.
Awards: Winner of American Indian Youth Literature Award (Middle Grades) 2006
Commended for Jane Addams Children's Book Award (Books for Older Children) 2000
Description: 7 identical volumes (244 pages each) : illustrations ; 23 cm, in container 45 x 29 x 18 cm
Contents: Girl from Spirit Island --
Neebin (Summer): Birchbark house --
Old tallow --
Return --
Andeg: Deydey's ghost story --
Dagwaging (Fall): Fishtail's pipe --
Pinch --
Move --
First snow --
Biboon (Winter): Blue ferns: Grandma's story: Fishing the dark side of the lake --
Visitor --
Hunger: Nanabozho and Muskrat make an earth --
Zeegwun (Spring) --
Maple sugar time --
One Horn's protection --
Full circle --
Note on the Ojibwa language --
Glossary and pronounciation guide of Ojibwa terms.
Series Title: Omakayas, Bk 1.
Responsibility: Louise Erdrich with illustrations by the author].

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Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847. For as long as Omakayas can remember, she and her family have lived on the land her people call the Island of the Golden-Breasted Woodpecker. Although the chimookoman, white people, encroach more and more on their land, life continues much as it always has. Every summer the family builds a new birchbark house; every fall they go to ricing camp to harvest and feast; they move to the cedar log house before the first snows arrive, and celebrate the end of the long, cold winters at maple-sugaring camp. In between, Omakayas fights with her annoying little brother, Pinch, plays with the adorable baby, Neewo, and tries to be grown-up like her beautiful older sister, Angeline. But the satisfying rhythms of their lives are shattered when a visitor comes to their lodge one winter night, bringing with him an invisible enemy that will change things forever. Set on an island in Lake Superior in 1847, and filled with fascinating details of traditional Ojibwa life, The Birchbark House is a breathtaking novel by one of America's most gifted and original writers.

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