The game of silence
(Large Print)

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Published:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2005.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print ed.
Physical Desc:
319 pages : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Status:
Description
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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Language:
English
ISBN:
0786277688, 9780786277681
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.9, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
900

Notes

General Note
Sequel: The birchbark house.
General Note
Originally published: HarperCollins Childrens Books.
Description
Nine-year-old Omakayas, of the Ojibwa tribe, moves west with her family in 1849.
Awards
Children's Award winner.
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Citations
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.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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