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The porcupine year / Louise Erdrich.

Erdrich, Louise. (Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library J ERD (Text) 33500009816950 Main Available -
Crookston Public Library J ERD (Text) 33500009816968 Main Available -
Mahnomen Public Library J ERD (Text) 33500009816976 Main Available -
Roseau Public Library j ERD (Text) 35500004319180 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780060297886 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 0060297883 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 9780060297879 (trade bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0060297875 (trade bdg.)
  • Physical Description: xi, 193 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, c2008.

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Summary, etc.: In 1852, forced by the United States government to leave their beloved Island of the Golden Breasted Woodpecker, fourteen-year-old Omokayas and her Ojibwe family travel in search of a new home.
Target Audience Note: Grades 3-7.
Awards Note: A Junior Library Guild selection

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2008 June #1
    *Starred Review* The struggle to survive provides the exciting action in this sequel to The Birchbark House (1999) and The Game of Silence (2005), which takes place in 1852. But the gripping story is also about  pain, joy, sacrifice, and surprise. Omakayas, now 12, feels the anguish of displacement as her family, driven from its beloved Madeline Island by white settlers, endures violent raids in the freezing winter and comes close to starvation in its search for a home. Erdrich shows Omakaya's love for her mischievous little brother, as well as her barely controlled jealousy of her sister. Always there is her bond with tough elderly Old Tallow, who rescued Omakayas as a baby and has loved her ever since. The question now is whether Old Tallow will survive, and for the first time, Omakayas hears her mentor's childhood story—including the shocking brutality she endured, which helped make her so strong and nurturing. As in the previous books, Erdrich weaves in Ojibwa culture and language, defining the terms in an appended glossary, and she includes her own black-and-white sketches, which express her affection for small daily things. Based on Erdrich's own family history, this celebration of life will move readers with its mischief, its anger, and its sadness. What is left unspoken is as powerful as the story told. Copyright 2008 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Ojibwa Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America > Superior, Lake, Region > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Superior, Lake, Region > Juvenile fiction.
Voyages and travels > Juvenile fiction.
Superior, Lake, Region > History > 19th century > Juvenile fiction.
Ojibwa Indians > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Superior, Lake, Region > Fiction.
Family life > Superior, Lake, Region > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Superior, Lake, Region > History > 19th century > Fiction.
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