A young girl notices things about her grandmother that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long, braided hair and beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she speak Cree and spend so much time with her family? As she asks questions, her grandmother shares her experiences in a residential school, when all of these things were taken away.

Also available in a bilingual Swampy Cree/English edition.

When We Were Alone won the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award in the Young People's Literature (Illustrated Books) category, and was nominated for the TD Canadian's Children's Literature Award.



Author - Robertson, David A.
Format - Hardcover
Publisher - Portage & Main Press
Published - 2016-12-01

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  • SKN: 577186
  • ID: 045A4B87
  • UPC: 9781553796732
  • Brand: RainCoast Books
  • MFR Number: 3796732
  • Ship to Quebec: Yes
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  • Toysrus Recommended Age: 3 - 6 years
  • Language: English
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When We Were Alone

SKN: 577186

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