Shannen and the Dream for a School

Shannen and the Dream for a School

by Janet Wilson

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The true story of Shannen Koostachin and the people of Attawapiskat First Nation, a native Cree community in Northern Ontario, who have been fighting for a new school since 1979 when a fuel spill contaminated their original school building. Shannen's fight took her all the way to Parliament Hill and was taken up by children around the world. Shannen’s dream continues today with the work of the Shannen's Dream organization and those everywhere who are fighting for the rights of Aboriginal children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781926920412
Publisher: Second Story Press
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Kids' Power Book Series , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Lexile: 840L (what's this?)
File size: 13 MB
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Age Range: 9 - 13 Years

About the Author

Janet Wilson is an award-winning author and artist who is inspired by courageous young people. She is the author-illustrator of Our Earth: How kids are saving the planet, a Smithsonian Notable Book and winner of the Science in Society Book Award. Being an author and illustrator lets Janet combine her love of literature and art in creating books that promote social justice. She lives in Eden Mills, Ontario.

Table of Contents

children's rights, youth activism, Native rights

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