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When I Was Eight

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Olemaun is eight and knows a lot of things, but she does not know how to read. She must travel to the outsiders' school to learn, ignoring her father's warning. The nuns at the school take her Inuit name and call her Margaret. They cut off her long hair and force her to do chores. She has only one thing left - a book about a girl named Alice, who falls down a rabbit hole. Margaret's tenacious character draws the attention of a nun who tries to break her spirit, but she is more determined than ever to read. By the end, Margaret knows that, like Alice, she has traveled to a faraway land and stood against a tyrant, proving herself to be brave and clever. Based on the true story of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, and complemented by stunning illustrations, When I Was Eight makes the bestselling Fatty Legs accessible to young children.

Category: Indigenous Resources
Author: Christy Jordan-Fenton et al.

Publication Date: 07-02-2013
ISBN: 9781554514908
Pages: 32
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