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HighWater Press publishes authentic Indigenous-authored stories. These captivating, groundbreaking and awardwinning books will challenge and engage readers of all ages.

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All for One
By (author): Shelley Moore
ISBN: 9781553798842
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 200
Price: $29.00
All for One tells the story of how some teachers, a couple of school districts and many families, came together to change the Individual Education Plan (IEP) narrative and design a plan for learning that meets the needs of an individual student, with the goal of increasing the places where students can be meaningfully included.
Sugar Falls
By (author): David A. Robertson   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson   Inked or colored by: Donovan Yaciuk
ISBN: 9781553799757
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 40
Price: $21.95
A residential school story.
We Dream Medicine Dreams
By (artist): Lisa Boivin
ISBN: 9781553799870
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 48
Price: $21.95
Masterful prose and stunning collage by Dene artist and bioethicist Lisa Boivin weave a gentle story about life and death that will touch the hearts of children and adults alike.
Road Allowance Era
By (author): Katherena Vermette   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson   Inked or colored by: Donovan Yaciuk
ISBN: 9781553799306
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 48
Price: $19.95
A teenage girl travels back and forth through time on the Canadian Prairies.
The Frog Mother
By (author): Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson)   Illustrated by: Natasha Donovan
ISBN: 9781553799016
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 32
Price: $23.00
Science comes alive in vivid illustrations that explore the life cycle of frogs.
Stand Like a Cedar
By (author): Nicola I. Campbell   Illustrated by: Carrielynn Victor
ISBN: 9781553799214
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Children and adults explore the West Coast landscape, where they encounter various animals who share their names in Nle7kepmxcín or Halq'emeylem, along with teachings about our place in the world.
Breakdown
By (author): David A. Robertson   Illustrated by: Scott B. Henderson
ISBN: 9781553798903
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 64
Price: $21.95
Acclaimed writer David A. Robertson, author of the Governor General’s Award–winning When We Were Alone, delivers suspense, adventure and humour in this stunningly illustrated graphic novel continuation of The Reckoner trilogy.
From the Roots Up
By (author): Tasha Spillett   Illustrated by: Natasha Donovan
ISBN: 9781553798989
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 64
Price: $19.95
In this sequel to Surviving the City, Dez is grieving her grandmother's death. With nowhere else to go, she’s living in a group home. On top of everything else, Dez is navigating her identity as a two-spirit person alongside a new relationship. Unfortunately, Miikwan doesn’t really understand what her best friend is going through. Will Dez be comfortable expressing her full identity? And will her community be able to celebrate her for who she is?
Ispík kákí péyakoyak/When We Were Alone
By (author): David A. Robertson   Illustrated by: Julie Flett   Translated by: Marsha Blacksmith,
ISBN: 9781553799054
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 32
Price: $21.95
Governor General’s Award–winner When We Were Alone now available in Cree.
This Place: 150 Years Retold Teacher Guide
By (author): Christine M'Lot
ISBN: 9781553799467
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 152
Price: $24.00
This is a teacher’s guide for This Place: 150 Years Retold.
The Evolution of Alice
By (author): David A. Robertson   Foreword by: Shelagh Rogers
ISBN: 9781553799177
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 220
Price: $19.95
The story of a single mother of three daughters who suffers an unimaginable loss, and has to find a way to carry on, whether by running away from or toward the pain.
Siha Tooskin Knows the Catcher of Dreams
By (author)s: Charlene Bearhead, Wilson Bearhead   Illustrated by: Chloe Bluebird Mustooch
ISBN: 9781553798323
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pages: 40
Price: $11.95
An 11-year-old boy learns (Indigenous) Nakota teachings from his family.
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