How I Survived Four Nights On The Ice
This is a modern survival story about how the author, Serapio Ittusardjuat, an Indigenous man, used survival skills he learned thanks to the knowledge passed down from his Elders to survive four nights on the ice in the Arctic. This graphic novel also teaches readers the tools that may help them if they were ever in an emergency situation such as this one, also highlighting human tenacity and the power of perseverance. Suitable for intermediate and secondary-level students, this story lends itself well to a classroom library for independent reading. It may also facilitate a study of graphic novel elements while also exploring the northern survival skills used by the Indigenous group.