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Classroom Resources Teacher’s guide
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Fatty Legs (10th anniversary edition)

by Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton & Christy Jordan-Fenton, illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes, foreword by Debbie Reese

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Description
  • Foreword by Dr. Debbie Reese, author of American Indians in Children's Literature (https://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.blogspot.com/)
  • New preface and afterword written by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
  • New note from the authors on the writing process behind Fatty Legs
  • Teaser chapter of A Stranger At Home
About the Authors

Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton is an Inuvialuk elder and artisan who spent her early years on Banks Island in the high Arctic. She now lives in Fort St. John, British Columbia.

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Christy Jordan-Fenton lives in Fort St. John, British Columbia. Margaret Pokiak-Fenton is her children’s grandmother. Jordan-Fenton practices traditional ceremonies with the Kainai Blackfoot.

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Liz Amini-Holmes lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and ever-growing menagerie of pets. When Liz is not illustrating, she is working on a Masters in Art Therapy, teaching, and obsessively reading and watching detective stories.

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Dr. Debbie Reese (Nambe Pueblo) is the renowned educator, critic, and founder of American Indians in Children's Literature blog.

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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
9 to 11
Grade:
4 to 7
Awards
  • Joint winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Short-listed, Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize
  • Joint winner, First Nation Communities Read Selection
  • Joint winner, Ten Best Children’s Books of the Year, The Globe and Mail

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