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The Birchbark House

The Birchbark House

by Louise Erdrich Illustrated by Louise Erdrich
In a compelling and original saga, told from the point of view of a young Ojibwa girl in 1847, Omaykayas draws readers into the life of her Native American family. Covering in vivid detail their everyday life on an island on Lake Superior, Omakayas works and plays through the seasons, learning the ways of her people.
"Along with descriptions of household tasks and customs, Erdrich crafts images of tender beauty while weaving Ojibwa words seamlessly into the text."-Horn Book
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.
Ages
9, 10, 11
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 6
Guided Reading
T
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Historical Fiction

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