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When I was Eight

Jordan-Fenton, Christy. Book - 2013 J 371.829 Jo 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.3 out of 5

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Call Number: J 371.829 Jo
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Determination submitted by poptart887 on July 28, 2020, 11:37pm The little girl in this story is a great role model for kids. She is determined to learn to read even though others try to make her quit. It shows that not only the African Americans have been discriminated but also the natives of our country. The little girl in this story is Inuit and the story takes place in Alaska. One of the authors is the little girl from the story.

Confusing submitted by kathscot on July 27, 2023, 4:25pm Yes, bravo to the girl’s indomitable spirit. But there is no context for why the nun and other students were so cruel. While a very important topic, not one for a picture book for younger children.

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Toronto : Annick Press, c2013.
Year Published: 2013
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book


Grimard, Gabrielle, 1975-
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret.

Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret -- Childhood and youth.
Inuit -- Canada -- Residential schools.
Inuit women -- Biography.