December 28, 2008

Manitoba reads April Raintree

Manitoba Reads:  In Search of April RaintreeWritten by Beatrice Culleton Mosionier, In Search of April Raintree is the book chosen for "On The Same Page: Manitoba Reads"--a literacy project whose goal is to have 12,000 people (1% of the population of Manitoba) read the selected book between October 2008 through April 2009.

According to a review in CM: Canadian Review of Materials, it is widely used in junior and senior high schools, and university courses, too.
(Excerpted from Debbie Reese's American Indians in Children's Literature, 12/22/08.)

Comment:  For more on the subject, see The Best Indian Books.

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