The Birchbark HouseBook - 2002
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What would you do if your whole neighborhood passed away and your way of life was upended? Omakayas, Little Frog is the remnant of her tribe's resilience, heart, and soul that this new world can never take away.
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Omakayas, a seven-year-old Ojibwa girl, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847. Sequel: The Game of Silence.
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