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Fatty legs : a true story / Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton ; artwork by Liz Amini-Holmes.

Available copies

  • 7 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Summary:

"The beloved story of an Inuvialuk girl standing up to the bullies of residential school, updated for a new generation of readers. Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton's powerful story of residential school in the far North has been reissued to commemorate the memoir's 10th anniversary with updates to the text, reflections on the book's impact, and a bonus chapter from the acclaimed follow-up, A Stranger at Home. New content includes a foreword from Dr. Debbie Reese, noted Indigenous scholar and founder of American Indians in Children's Literature, while Christy Jordan-Fenton, mother of Margaret's grandchildren and a key player in helping Margaret share her stories, discusses the impact of the book in a new preface. With important updates since it first hit the shelves a decade ago, this new edition of Fatty Legs will continue to resonate with readers young and old."--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library J FIC JORDAN -FENTON (Text) 33892100699082 Children's Display Book None 08/18/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781773213507
  • ISBN: 1773213504
  • ISBN: 9781773213514
  • ISBN: 1773213512
  • Physical Description: 136 pages : color illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 10th anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto ; Annick Press, 2020.

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General Note:
Oregon Battle of the Books, 2020-2021, Grades 3-5.
Summary, etc.:
"The beloved story of an Inuvialuk girl standing up to the bullies of residential school, updated for a new generation of readers. Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton's powerful story of residential school in the far North has been reissued to commemorate the memoir's 10th anniversary with updates to the text, reflections on the book's impact, and a bonus chapter from the acclaimed follow-up, A Stranger at Home. New content includes a foreword from Dr. Debbie Reese, noted Indigenous scholar and founder of American Indians in Children's Literature, while Christy Jordan-Fenton, mother of Margaret's grandchildren and a key player in helping Margaret share her stories, discusses the impact of the book in a new preface. With important updates since it first hit the shelves a decade ago, this new edition of Fatty Legs will continue to resonate with readers young and old."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret-Olemaun, 1936- > Childhood and youth > Juvenile literature.
Inuit > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inuit > Canada > Residential schools > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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