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David Bouchard

Author of If You're Not From The Prairie

52 Works 1,374 Members 51 Reviews

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Includes the names: Dave Bouchard, David Bouchard

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Series

Works by David Bouchard

If You're Not From The Prairie (1993) 374 copies, 6 reviews
The Elders Are Watching (1993) 146 copies, 3 reviews
Buddha in the Garden (2001) 86 copies, 4 reviews
The Song Within My Heart (2002) 61 copies, 6 reviews
The Dragon New Year: A Chinese Legend (1999) 53 copies, 3 reviews
Nokum Is My Teacher (2006) 48 copies, 2 reviews
That's Hockey (2002) 44 copies, 2 reviews
I Am a Raven: A Story of Discovery (2007) 38 copies, 2 reviews
An Aboriginal Carol (2007) 36 copies, 2 reviews
Voices From the Wild (1996) 35 copies
Seven Sacred Teachings (2009) 35 copies
Long Powwow Nights (2009) 35 copies, 1 review
Rainbow Crow (1656) 35 copies, 4 reviews
Drum Calls Softly (2008) 31 copies, 3 reviews
Qu'Appelle (2002) 31 copies, 4 reviews
If Sarah Will Take Me: Poem (1997) 24 copies, 3 reviews
Prairie Born (1997) 24 copies
The Great Race (1997) 22 copies, 1 review
We Learn from the Sun (2020) 17 copies
The Colours of British Columbia (1994) 10 copies, 1 review
My papa lost his Lucky (2009) 9 copies
Beneath Raven moon (2012) 9 copies
The Meaning of Respect (1994) 6 copies
Sous la Lune de Corbeau (2012) 6 copies
Proud to be Métis (2017) 4 copies
Barnyard Bestiary (1999) 4 copies
Notes to my Daughter (2002) 3 copies
My Little Pigs (1991) 3 copies
The First Flute (2015) 3 copies
Hans Herold (2004) 2 copies
Fairy (2001) 2 copies
Dyrenes væddeløb (1997) 1 copy
Koko (1993) 1 copy

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Traditional tale presented in both english and Ojibwa, with a cd and a section at the front that talks about appropriate protocol for telling the story. A sense of quiet and respect permeates the story, and I appreciate that.
 
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jennybeast | 3 other reviews | Apr 14, 2022 |
It took me years to discover what this book is all about.
 
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AngelaLam | 3 other reviews | Feb 8, 2022 |
This is a book that I would use to teach my students about multiculturism. Also I would use it to teach students about perseverance.
 
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karlah1 | 3 other reviews | Feb 8, 2022 |
Written in side-by-side paragraphs of English and Cree (roman alphabet), this story shows us how a young boy is instructed in cultural ways and explains the reason drums are so important to the Cree.
The illustrations by a Cree portray real scenes. Tho I believe they were painted separately from the creation of this book, the selected paintings fit well within the story line.
My grandchildren enjoyed hearing the included CD to give them a sense of what the story was talking about. There is no pronunciation guide, so if you are not from that culture you'll do the best you can with the Cree (or look for another source for pronunciation). The book ends with a note from the painter, which is a brief accounting of his life growing up in the old ways, but in a tiny typeface indicating it's status as background material.… (more)
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juniperSun | 5 other reviews | Nov 23, 2020 |

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Works
52
Members
1,374
Popularity
#18,724
Rating
4.1
Reviews
51
ISBNs
134
Languages
4

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