The Birchbark House (Large Print / Paperback)

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Omakayas lives on Madeline Island off the northern shore of Lake Superior. Erdrich details through seven year old Omakayas (little frog) the daily rituals and routines that define the seasons: sugaring, hunting and curing hides, gathering rice and settling in the snug cabin for the wintertime. Taking place during the westward expansion in the mid 1800s as Omakayas' people are being pushed away from their homes by the "chimookoman", white settlers. There is also the heartbreak of smallpox and the secret that Omakayas learns about herself. This is the first book in the Birchbark series

— lynn

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Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781432865924
ISBN-10: 1432865927
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: June 12th, 2019
Pages: 277
Language: English
Series: Birchbark House