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The Birchbark House

The Birchbark House

by Louise Erdrich
An Ojibwa girl named Omakayas grows into an impressive young woman struggling to survive as a Native American in the 1800s. In the first of a cycle of novels partly based on her own family history, Erdrich offers a compelling and original saga, told from the point of view of a young Ojibwa girl on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.
Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
4.9
Lexile Measure
970L
DRA
44
Guided Reading
T
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Historical Fiction

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Louise Erdrich

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