Five Little Indians
Five residential school survivors navigate adulthood while their lives connect and converge as they all try to reconcile with and deal with the trauma from their past. This award-winning novel highlights the harmful and intergenerational effects of colonialism, offering an honest portrayal of the horror and the effects of the school on the characters and their families. Suitable for a mature senior-level audience, this timely and important story is appropriate for a whole-class novel study, allowing teachers to guide students and provide support throughout some of the novel’s sensitive and highly emotional content.
Indian residential schools
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English Language Arts