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NF Picture Book
Pages: 28
Themes: moral messages, community building, Orange Shirt Day, school, Indigenous, residential school
Publisher: Medicine Wheel Education
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2020
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When Phyllis was a little girl she was excited to go to residential school for the first time. Her Granny bought her a shiny orange shirt, that she loved, and she wore it to school for her first day. When she arrived at school her shiny orange shirt was taken away. This is both Phyllis Webstad’s true story and the story behind Orange Shirt Day, which is a day for us all to reflect upon the treatment of First Nations people and the message that Every Child Matters. Adapted for ages 4–6.

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