Canadian, Aboriginal

Nihkanis Centre Aboriginal Head Start Program. Illustrator/ Fred MacDonald. 2003. Cree Language Children’s Series. NWT Cree Language Program.
Age: Pre-school - 8
Language: English; Bush Cree
Subject: Children; Non-Fiction; Bush Cree; NWT

This series, which includes an audio CD, covers topics such as My Family, Numbers, Colours, Animals, Food, Land and Seasons, and Trees and Plants. It is designed to introduce young children to Cree words. This book is available from the NWT Cree Language Program, Fort Smith, NT.

Canadian

O’Grady, Rhonda. 1994. Bobbie Bluestem. Winnipeg, MB: Pemmican Publications Inc. ISBN: 0-921827-35-0
Age: 5 – 9
Language: English
Subject: Children; Fiction; Prairies

Bobby Bluestem is a piece of prairie bluestem grass. Through him, we learn the history of the prairie over a hundred years. He contrasts how different groups have used the prairie grasses.

Canadian

O’Grady, Rhonda. Cathy Cattail. Winnipeg, MB: Pemmican Publications Inc.
ISBN: 0-921827-69-5
Age: 5 – 9
Language: English
Subject: Children; Fiction; Prairies

This is the story of a marsh that becomes a dump and then is turned back into a marsh.