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Wild berries = Pikaci-mīnisa / Julie Flett ; [translations, Earl N. Cook].

Flett, Julie, (author,, illustrator.). Cook, Earl, 1950- (translator.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library E F (Text) 33500013292636 Main Checked out 02/18/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781897476895
  • ISBN: 1897476892
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [Vancouver] : Simply Read Books, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
MN American Indian literature.
Includes pronunciation guide and recipe for wild blueberry jam.
Junior Library Guild.
Summary, etc.:
Clarence and his grandmother pick wild blueberries and meet ant, spider, and fox in a beautiful woodland landscape.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 2.2 .5.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.2 0.5 161745.
Language Note:
Text in English with some words also in the n-dialect of Cree (also known as Swampy Cree, from the Cumberland House area).
Author Notes

Julie Flett is a Vancouver-based Metis and Cree artist and illustrator who incorporates photography, drawing, and painting into her practice. Born in Toronto, Julie has spent much of the last two decades in Western Canada. She began her studies in textile design at the Alberta College of Art. Following two years of studio at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, she completed a Fine Arts degree at Concordia University in 1997. Returning to Vancouver she worked as a coordinator for a visual communication program for First Nations and was involved with a range of advocacy and support work for women in Vancouver's Downtown East Side. Julie was the recipient of the Canadian Native Arts Foundation Visual Arts Acquisition Program in 1993, and was a finalist for two BC Book Prizes in the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize category for her illustration work on the book The Moccasins, authored by Earl Einarson (2004) and Zoe and the Fawn, authored by Catherine Jameson (2007). Zoe and the Fawn was awarded a Medal in the category of Multicultural Picture Book in the 2007 Moonbeam Children's Books Awards. Julie has a long-held interest in folk tales, trickster stories and picture books. Owls See Clearly at Night (2010, Simply Read Books), was nominated for the 2010 GG Awards, Children's Literature - Illustratiol , winner of the 2010 Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, IBBY; First Nation Communities Read (FNCR) 2010 Nominated Title, 2010 Honorable Mention for the 2011 Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award Shortlist; Winner of the 2011  Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize, BC Book Prizes; and an Alcuin Society Book Design Awards Honor Book.

Subject: Cree Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Berries > Juvenile fiction.
Cree language materials > Bilingual.
American Indians > Cree.
Childrens literature.
Cree Indians.
Berries > Fiction.
Grandparent-grandchild relationship > Fiction.
Genre: Canadian fiction.
Picture books for children.
Children's picture books.
Picture books.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Canadian fiction.
Picture books for children.

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