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When Phyllis Webstad (nee Jack) turned six, she went to residential school for the first time. On her first day at school, she wore a shiny orange shirt that her granny had bought for her, but when she got to the school, it was taken away from her and never returned. This is the true story of Phyllis and her orange shirt. It is also the story of Orange Shirt Day (an import ...more
Hardcover, 30 pages
Published August 1st 2019 by Medicine Wheel Education
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A very accessible story about residential schools/Orange shirt day intended for a pre-K/K audience. This nicely fills a niche in an area of literature where most material is written for older kids, and is too graphic and disturbing for the younger learners.
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