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The First Day


A Story of Courage
by Katherena Vermette | Illustrated by Irene Kuziw

Grade: for grades K–4
SKU: 978-1-55379-521-6 Categories: , ,

$8.99$9.95

Makwa has to go to a new school … and he doesn’t want to. How will he face his first day?

The First Day is one book in The Seven Teachings Stories series. The Seven Teachings of the Anishinaabe—love, wisdom, humility, courage, respect, honesty, and truth—are revealed in seven stories for children. Set in urban landscapes, Indigenous children tell familiar stories about home, school, and community.

Great ideas for using this book in your classroom can be found in the Teacher’s Guide for The Seven Teachings Stories.

Selected for the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens

Approved resource for Manitoba Classrooms

The First Day is available as an eBook in ePUB and PDF formats. Select a format using the drop-down menu to the left and checkout as usual. You will be sent an email with instructions to download the file.

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