Reuben Hoar Library (Littleton)

The birchbark house, Louise Erdrich with illustrations by the author

Summary
Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847
Table Of Contents
Girl from Spirit Island -- Neebin (Summer): Birchbark house -- Old tallow -- Return -- Andeg: Deydey's ghost story -- Dagwaging (Fall): Fishtail's pipe -- Pinch -- Move -- First snow -- Biboon (Winter): Blue ferns: Grandma's story: Fishing the dark side of the lake -- Visitor -- Hunger: Nanabozho and Muskrat make an earth -- Zeegwun (Spring) -- Maple sugar time -- One Horn's protection -- Full circle -- Note on the Ojibwa language -- Glossary and pronounciation guide of Ojibwa terms
Language
eng
Literary Form
fiction
Edition
1st ed.
Note
Sequel: Game of silence
Physical Description
244 pages, illustrations, 24 cm.
Specific Material Designation
regular print
Isbn
9781435267787

Library Locations

  • Reuben Hoar Library (Littleton)

    41 Shattuck Street, Littleton, MA, 01460, US
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