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NF Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: residential schools, intolerance, Aboriginal, family, discrimination, First Nations, Indigenous
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 04/10/2016
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When Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school, she is confused, frightened and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from despite being told to do otherwise. When she goes home for summer holidays, her parents decide never to send her away again, but where will she hide and what will happen when her parents disobey the law?

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