2014/15 First Nation Communities Read: Aboriginal Literature Award- Children's

First Nations Communities Read is an annual reading program launched in 2003 by the First Nations public library community in Ontario.

Ages: 0-12

Winners

Wild Berries

Julie Flett

Clarence and his grandmother pick wild blueberries and meet ant, spider, and fox in a beautiful woodland landscape.

Shortlists

Raven Brings the Light

Roy Henry Vickers

With the gift of a raven's skin that allows him to fly as well as transform, Weget turns into a bird and journeys from Haida Gwaii into the sky.

Moccasin Creek

Rene Andre Meshake

The book describes the adventures of 9 year old Giniw, who is living a traditional Ojibwe lifestyle on the land with his Nokomis (grandmother).

Little Chief and the Gifts of the Morning Star

Victor Lethbridge

A young girl and her horse enters Little Chief's life. Their adventure takes them on a exquisite journey which transforms her loss and grieving into self discovery and resilience through a new found hope.

The Diamond Willow Walking Stick

Leah Dorion

A Métis Elder’s remembrances of traditional teachings about generosity.

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First Nation Communities Read: Aboriginal Literature Award- Children's

First Nations Communities Read is an annual reading program launched in 2003 by the First Nations public library community in Ontario.

Ages: 0-12