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Elizabeth Denny

Elizabeth Denny is a Metis writer who grew up in the small town of St. Laurent in the Interlake Region of Manitoba. She has been writing for several years within many genres. Her poetry and short stories have been published in various journals, and she has written scripts for the APTN children's series Wapos Bay and Tipi Tales. Jenneli's Dance is her first children's book. Elizabeth lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Jenneli's Dance
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 2; 3; 4;

Jenneli is a shy young girl who feels that she is nothing special, until she learns about the Metis Red-River Jig from her grandma. One day, Grandma Lucee enters her into a jigging contest. Jenneli's Dance is a story that instills a sense of pride in the Metis culture, and deals with low self-esteem.

Additional Information
44 pages | 7.94" x 9.02"

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork