These Are My Words
The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens, Northern Ontario, 1966
Acclaimed author Ruby Slipperjack delivers a haunting novel about a 12-year-old girl’s experience at a residential school in 1966.
The Dear Canada series invites readers into the intimate worlds of girls throughout different times in Canadian history.
The ongoing series showcases Canada's most distinguished children's authors who recreate some of the most dramatic events from our diverse history.
BOOKS IN THE DEAR CANADA SERIES
HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR
SEVERAL AWARDS, INCLUDING:
- Canadian Library Association Book of the Year
- The Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction
- Canadian Children's Book Centre, Best Books for Kids and Teens
- Hackmatack Children's Choice Award
- Rocky Mountain Book Award
- Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards