A Girl Called Echo, Pemmican Wars, Vol.1, by Katherena Vermette, Scott B. Henderson, Donovan Yaciuk, Highwater Press

Echo Desjardins, a 13-year-old Métis girl adjusting to a new home and school, is struggling with loneliness while separated from her mother. Then an ordinary day in Mr. Bee’s history class turns extraordinary, and Echo’s life will never be the same. During Mr. Bee’s lecture, Echo finds herself transported to another time and place—a bison … Continue reading A Girl Called Echo, Pemmican Wars, Vol.1, by Katherena Vermette, Scott B. Henderson, Donovan Yaciuk, Highwater Press

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American Heart, by Laura Moriarty, Harper Teen, Book Review

Description: Imagine a United States in which registries and detainment camps for Muslim-Americans are a reality.Fifteen-year-old Sarah-Mary Williams of Hannibal, Missouri, lives in this world, and though she has strong opinions on almost everything, she isn’t concerned with the internments because she doesn’t know any Muslims. She assumes that everything she reads and sees in … Continue reading American Heart, by Laura Moriarty, Harper Teen, Book Review