Reading fun for kids from Canada’s public libraries

These are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens
by Ruby Slipperjack
Scholastic Canada
4.5 stars
32 Reviews

Notebook entries tell an unforgettable account of a young girl’s experience at a residential school.


Write a review


Sign in to your notebook

Sign in to your notebook to track your books, write reviews, save your stories and tell jokes!



Thanks for your review!

Your review has been submitted successfully!

5.0 stars

This book really helped me understand about people in residential school

Aug 09
3.0 stars

this book gave me an insight on early life of The First Nations People. After reading about how Violet is treated, it makes you think twice the next time you complain to your parents about the food on your plate…

Aug 04
5.0 stars

to me its like a history lesson and its in the 19 hundreds.

Jul 31
See all reviews

You may also like...

Medium 2db9d7fe8e99c73ea969c08ddf1c46f9
Jacob's Landing
by Daphne Greer
Medium 07652b45bdd6f49ccbcd0b48a24279fb
The Biggest Poutine in the World
by Andrée Poulin
Medium 6a41e7b6a7c126e62e8b5099628c6437
The Madman of Piney Woods
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Medium cb4cc523c4d3c62b8b1654de450cfaad
Mingan, My Village: Poems by Innu Schoolchildren
by Innu school children