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The game of silence
(Large Print)

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Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2005.
Large Print
Large print ed.
Physical Desc:
319 pages : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior.It is 1850, and the lives of the Ojibwe have returned to a familiar rhythm: they build their birchbark houses in the summer, go to the ricing camps in the fall to harvest and feast, and move to their cozy cedar log cabins near the town of LaPointe before the first snows. The satisfying routines of Omakayas's days are interrupted by a surprise visit from a group of desperate and mysterious people. From them, she learns that all their lives may drastically change. The chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island in Lake Superior and move farther west. Omakayas realizes that something so valuable, so important that she never knew she had it in the first place, is in danger: Her home. Her way of life. In this captivating sequel to National Book Award nominee The Birchbark House, Louise Erdrich continues the story of Omakayas and her family.
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North Haven Children's Fiction Large Print
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0786277688, 9780786277681
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General Note
Sequel: The birchbark house.
General Note
Originally published: HarperCollins Childrens Books.
Nine-year-old Omakayas, of the Ojibwa tribe, moves west with her family in 1849.
Children's Award winner.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, L. (2005). The game of silence. Large print ed. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, Louise. 2005. The Game of Silence. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, Louise, The Game of Silence. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, Louise. The Game of Silence. Large print ed. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2005. Print.

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