Canadian, Aboriginal

Van Camp, Richard. 2004. Lesser Blessed. Douglas & McIntyre. ISBN: 1-5505-4525- 6
Age: 16+
Language: English
Subject: Adult; Non-Fiction; Multiple Nations

The Lesser Blessed is a coming of age story. The story centres around Larry, a Native teenager trying to cope with a painful past and trying to find his place in the confusing and stressful modern world. Eventually, through his friendship with Johnny Beck, a Native from another nation, Larry is able to face his dark memories and create a brighter future.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Van Camp. Richard. 2002 (1st Edition). Angel Wing Splash Pattern. Kegedonce Press. ISBN: 0-969712-073
Age: 16+
Language: English
Subject: Adult; Non-Fiction; Tåîchô; NWT

Van Camp honours his Dogrib ancestry and celebrates life in Northern Canada in this book. The stories are playful, moving and honest as they portray First Nations people in today’s world.

Canadian, Aboriginal

Van Camp, Richard. Illustrator/ George Littlechild. 1998. What’s the Most Beautiful Thing You Know about Horses? San Francisco: Children’s Book Press. ISNB: 0-892391-85-5
Age: 5 - 10
Language: English
Subject: Children; Fiction; Subarctic; NWT

It's so cold in the Northwest Territories that Richard stays inside and lets his imagination go to work. He decides to ask his family & friends the question that became the title to this book.