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Author: Jenny Kay Dupuis; Kathy Kacer; Gillian Newland
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Second Story Press, [2017] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A picture book based on a true story about a young First Nations girl who was sent to a residential school. When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from despite the efforts of the nuns to force her to do otherwise. Based on the life of Jenny Kay Dupuis'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Kay Dupuis; Kathy Kacer; Gillian Newland
ISBN: 9781927583944 1927583942
OCLC Number: 1017980862
Notes: Fifth printing.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: written by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer ; illustrated by Gillian Newland.

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"A picture book based on a true story about a young First Nations girl who was sent to a residential school. When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from despite the efforts of the nuns to force her to do otherwise. Based on the life of Jenny Kay Dupuis' own grandmother, I Am Not a Number brings a terrible part of Canada's history to light in a way that children can learn from and relate to"--

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