Synopses & Reviews
When Apa comes to visit early one morning, five-year old Kitaq is eager to convince his grandfather that he is finally old enough to make the journey with him to the ice-fishing holes and back home again. After a breakfast of hot pancakes, Kitaq hears the magic words he has hoped for: "You may go fishing with me today."
Readers young and old alike will enjoy the heartwarming drama of Kitaq's early coming-of-age experience with his grandfather, and his first taste of success in providing food for his family.
"Kitaq Goes Ice Fishing" is the delightful story of a young Yupik Eskimo boy's first ice-fishing trip with his grandfather. 21 color illustrations.
Kitaq is not yet six years old when his grandfather takes him ice fishing for the first time, carrying on a long-lived tradition among the Yupik people.
About the Author
Nicholai, of Yupik heritage.Rubin is an Alaskan artist.