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When I was eight / Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton ; art by Gabrielle Grimard.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library J 921 POK (Text) 33500012761763 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781554514915
  • ISBN: 1554514916
  • ISBN: 9781554514908
  • ISBN: 1554514908
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto ; Annick Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
MN American Indian literature.
"Based on the true story of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, When I was eight makes the best-selling Fatty Legs accessible to children"--Page 4 of cover.
Has sequel: Not my girl.
Participant or Performer Note:
Christy Jordan-Fenton; Gabrielle Grimard; Margaret Pokiak-Fenton.
Summary, etc.:
This book chronicles the unbreakable spirit of an Inuit girl while attending an Arctic residential school.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR Lower Grades 4.3 0.5 quiz: 157707.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic format.
Subject: Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret > Enfance et jeunesse > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret > Childhood and youth.
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret.
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret.
Inuit > Canada > Residential schools > Juvenile literature.
Inuit women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Internats pour Inuits > Canada > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Femmes inuites > Biographies > Ouvrages pour la jeunesse.
Inuit > Canada.
Off-reservation boarding schools > Canada.
Inuit women > Biography.
Inuit > Canada.
Women > Biography.
Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Inuit women.
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.
Illustrated works.
Juvenile works.

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