AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR: Julie Flett
PUBLISHER: Greystone Kids, 2019
JACKETFLAP: When a young girl moves to her new home far away from the sea, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of nature and art.
As the seasons change, can the girl navigate the failing health of her new friend?
Award-winning Cree-Metis author Julie Flett's textured images of birds, flowers, art and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this powerful story, which highlights the joys of inter-generational friendship and shared passions.
THREE REASONS TO READ:
1. It's lovely and lyrical book about a rare and beautiful friendship.
2. There are few books which highlight Native American characters and its nice to see that this one does.
3. This book is a soothing portrayal of loss and how to look at it in an honest and reverent perspective that leaves room for healing.
BONUS TAKEAWAY: It is written in a way that really appeals to adults as well, so it is a wonderful book to be shared between adult and child.
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|THIS BOOK IS A 2019 CYBILS FICTION PICTURE BOOK FINALIST!|