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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.

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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
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