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Strong Stories Single Set Bundle: Intermediate includes Kwakwaka’wakw and Métis:
Format: Paperback
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

This Intermediate bundle features one copy each of two Strong Stories sets: Kwakwaka’wakw and Métis (16 books total).

Kwakwaka’wakw Strong Stories include the following from authors Sally Williams and Bobbie Wildman and illustrator Lou-ann Neel:

A Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch
Button Blankets
Hereditary Chiefs and Matriarchs
Our Traditional Medicines
Planning a Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch
Strength in Our “Ways of Knowing”
The Cedar Tree Our Culture, Our Tree
Traditional Berry Picking 

Métis Strong Stories include the following from author and illustrator Leah Marie Dorion:

How the Moon Came to Be
Métis and Dandelions
Métis Singing Sticks: A Story About Métis Musical Traditions
Pemmican Berries
Poems to Honour Mother Earth
The Helpful Sasquatch
Métis Transport Boxes
The Story of the Tamarack Tree

Reading levels span from grade 4 to grade 6.  Recommended for intermediate students.

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$136.00

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Strong Stories Single Set: Métis
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Own the entire set of Métis Strong Stories! (8 books total)

Recommended for intermediate students.

Books in the Métis series include the following from author and illustrator Leah Marie Dorion:

How the Moon Came to Be
Métis and Dandelions
Métis Singing Sticks: A Story About Métis Musical Traditions
Pemmican Berries
Poems to Honour Mother Earth
The Helpful Sasquatch
Métis Transport Boxes
The Story of the Tamarack Tree

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Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$68.00

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Strong Stories Reading Bundle: Métis
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Bundle includes all 8 titles, 6 of each, in the Strong Stories Métis series (48 books total).

Recommended for intermediate students.

Books in the Métis series include the following from author and illustrator Leah Marie Dorion:

How the Moon Came to Be
Métis and Dandelions
Métis Singing Sticks: A Story About Métis Musical Traditions
Pemmican Berries
Poems to Honour Mother Earth
The Helpful Sasquatch
Métis Transport Boxes
The Story of the Tamarack Tree

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Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$408.00

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Strong Stories Métis: The Story of the Tamarack Tree 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Creator advised us not to compare ourselves to each other. We all have a special place within the circle of life. What do you think happens when Tamarack seeks the attention of the Muskeg people?

Educator Information
There are six copies of this title in this 6-pack set.

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

The Story of the Tamarack Tree is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

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Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

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Strong Stories Métis: The Story of the Tamarack Tree
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Creator advised us not to compare ourselves to each other. We all have a special place within the circle of life. What do you think happens when Tamarack seeks the attention of the Muskeg people?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

The Story of the Tamarack Tree is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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Strong Stories Métis: Métis Transport Boxes 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5;

People need boxes to put things into when moving from one place to another. There are many kinds of boxes today. Long ago, there were only wooden boxes which were all handmade. What kinds of boxes have you seen?

Educator & Series Information
There are six copies of this title included in this 6-pack set.

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Métis Transport Boxes is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

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Strong Stories Métis: Métis Transport Boxes
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

People need boxes to put things into when moving from one place to another. There are many kinds of boxes today. Long ago, there were only wooden boxes which were all handmade. What kinds of boxes have you seen?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Métis Transport Boxes is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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Strong Stories Métis: The Helpful Sasquatch 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

A playful story about how Sasquatch is always being helpful. Sasquatch is honoured with an offering of food to show gratitude. What is something that you do to show gratitude?

Educator & Series Information
There are six copies of this title included in this 6-pack set.

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

The Helpful Sasquatch is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

 

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

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Strong Stories Métis: The Helpful Sasquatch
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

A playful story about how Sasquatch is always being helpful. Sasquatch is honoured with an offering of food to show gratitude. What is something that you do to show gratitude?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

The Helpful Sasquatch is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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Strong Stories Métis: Poems to Honour Mother Earth 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Leah Marie Dorion’s poetry reflects her deep connection to Mother Earth, which she has had since she was a child. Each poem gently recognizes all that is around us and the importance of being respectful. What is one way that you show respect to Mother Earth?

Educator & Series Information
There are six copies of this title included in this 6-pack set.

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Poems to Honour Mother Earth is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

 

 

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

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Strong Stories Métis: Poems to Honour Mother Earth
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Leah Marie Dorion’s poetry reflects her deep connection to Mother Earth, which she has had since she was a child. Each poem gently recognizes all that is around us and the importance of being respectful. What is one way that you show respect to Mother Earth?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Poems to Honour Mother Earth is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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Strong Stories Métis: Pemmican Berries 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Long ago, pemmican was a staple food for Métis people. At that time, it was made with dried and crushed buffalo meat mixed with grease and dried berries. Pemmican could last through the winter months in storage. What is a type of food that you know of that can last a long time?

Educator & Series Information
There are six copies of this title included in this 6-pack set.

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Pemmican Berries is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

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Strong Stories Métis: Pemmican Berries
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Long ago, pemmican was a staple food for Métis people. At that time, it was made with dried and crushed buffalo meat mixed with grease and dried berries. Pemmican could last through the winter months in storage. What is a type of food that you know of that can last a long time?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Pemmican Berries is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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Strong Stories Métis: Métis Singing Sticks: A Story About Métis Musical Traditions 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Métis Singing Sticks are more than musical instruments, they are also special family time spent together. Join Leah as she shares a family story. What is a special family time that your family has?

Educator & Series Information
There are six copies of this title in this 6-pack set.

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

A Story About Métis Musical Traditions is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

Quantity:
Strong Stories Métis: Métis Singing Sticks: A Story About Métis Musical Traditions
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Métis Singing Sticks are more than musical instruments, they are also special family time spent together. Join Leah as she shares a family story. What is a special family time that your family has?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

A Story About Métis Musical Traditions is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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Strong Stories Métis: Métis and Dandelions 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Both the Métis people and dandelions have great resiliency in their ability to survive. They both have similar characteristics. What is it about dandelions that makes them strong and resilient?

Educator & Series Information
There are six copies of this title in this 6-pack set.

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Métis and Dandelions is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

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Strong Stories Métis: Métis and Dandelions
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

Both the Métis people and dandelions have great resiliency in their ability to survive. They both have similar characteristics. What is it about dandelions that makes them strong and resilient?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

Métis and Dandelions is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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Strong Stories Métis: How the Moon Came to Be 6-Pack
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

A beautiful traditional Métis story about the creation of the moon. How did Mother Earth and Grandmother Moon come to be named as they are? Do you know why you have the name you were given?

Educator & Series Information
There are six copies of this title included in this 6-pack set. 

Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6). 

How the Moon Came to Be is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$51.00

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Strong Stories Métis: How the Moon Came to Be
Format: Paperback
Text Content Territories: Indigenous Canadian; Métis;
Grade Levels: 4; 5; 6;

A beautiful traditional Métis story about the creation of the moon. How did Mother Earth and Grandmother Moon come to be named as they are? Do you know why you have the name you were given?

Educator & Series Information
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).

How the Moon Came to Be is part of the Strong Stories: Métis series. Strong Stories focus on different First Nation territories from across Canada and the United States. These stories reflect the belief that our stories are the roots of our people, our lands and our cultures. It is from our stories that we grow and become strong and proud.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$8.50

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