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Nonfiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 32
Themes: Indigenous, Childrens, Science & Nature, Environmental Science & Ecosystems, People & Places
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2019
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To the Gitxsan people of northwestern British Columbia, the grizzly is an integral part of the natural landscape. They share the land and forests the Skeena River runs through, as well as the sockeye salmon within it. The Grizzly Mother explores how an ecosystem's animals, people and seasons are all intertwined.

The Tiny Activist
"...it's one of the best books we've seen all year..."
Publishers Weekly, starred review
★ “Anchored in the culture of the Gitxsan Nation, this spellbinding account of a grizzly bear's first few years with her cubs is the second title in the Mothers of Xsan series.      Saturated with ocher hues and expressively detailed with black line, Donovan's illustrations amplify the text's lyricism with nuanced perspectives....”

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USBBY Outstanding International Books List  | 2020 | Commended
American Indian Youth Literature Award Middle Grade Honor Book  | 2020 | Commended

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