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Omakayas was a dreamer who did not yet know her limits.

When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey in search of a new home. Pushed to the brink of survival, Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through.

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Omakayas was a dreamer who did not yet know her limits.

When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey in search of a new home. Pushed to the brink of survival, Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through.

About the Author

Louise Erdrich is the author of thirteen novels, several volumes of poetry, short stories, children's books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel Love Medicine won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and The Plague of Doves was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She lives in Minnesota and is the owner of Birchbark Books, an independent bookstore.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064410304
Author:
Erdrich, Louise
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.625 x 5.125 x 0.448 in 5.28 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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Omakayas was a dreamer who did not yet know her limits.

When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey in search of a new home. Pushed to the brink of survival, Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through.

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