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Fire song

Author: Adam Garnet Jones
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Annick Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How can Shane reconcile his feelings for David with his desire for a better life? Shane is still reeling from the suicide of his kid sister, Destiny. How could he have missed the fact that she was so sad? He tries to share his grief with his girlfriend, Tara, but she's too concerned with her own needs to offer him much comfort. What he really wants is to be able to turn to the one person on the rez whom he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Gay fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Novelizations
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Jones, Adam Garnet.
Fire song./.
Toronto : Annick Press Ltd., 2018
(CaOONL)20179055100
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Jones, Adam Garnet.
Fire song.
Toronto : Annick Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1030225896
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Garnet Jones
ISBN: 9781554519781 1554519780 9781554519774 1554519772
OCLC Number: 1023864814
Notes: "Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones is based on the film 'Fire Song' produced by Fire Song Films Inc. and Big Soul Productions Inc. and written and directed by Adam Garnet Jones"--Title page verso.
Description: 230 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Fire song (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Adam Garnet Jones.

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"How can Shane reconcile his feelings for David with his desire for a better life? Shane is still reeling from the suicide of his kid sister, Destiny. How could he have missed the fact that she was so sad? He tries to share his grief with his girlfriend, Tara, but she's too concerned with her own needs to offer him much comfort. What he really wants is to be able to turn to the one person on the rez whom he loves--his friend, David. Things go from bad to worse as Shane's dream of going to university is shattered and his grieving mother withdraws from the world. Worst of all, he and David have to hide their relationship from everyone. Shane feels that his only chance of a better life is moving to Toronto, but David refuses to join him. When yet another tragedy strikes, the two boys have to make difficult choices about their future together. With deep insight into the life of Indigenous people on the reserve, this book masterfully portrays how a community looks to the past for guidance and comfort while fearing a future of poverty and shame"--

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"This complex, well-written debut will resonate with young people . . . A great coming-out novel with Native American protagonists; recommended for all teen collections." -School Library Journal, Read more...

 
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