The Birchbark House

The Birchbark House

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"[In this] story of a young Ojibwa girl, Omakayas, living on an island in Lake Superior around 1847, Louise Erdrich is reversing the narrative perspective used in most children's stories about nineteenth-century Native Americans. Instead of looking out at 'them' as dangers or curiosities, Erdrich, drawing on her family's history, wants to tell about 'us', from the inside. The Birchbark House establishes its own ground, in the vicinity of Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House' books." --The New York Times Book Review
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 2002.
Edition: First Hyperion pbk. edition
ISBN: 9780786814541
0786814543
9780756911867
0756911869
Branch Call Number: j F ERDRICH
Characteristics: 244 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

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