Moon of the Crusted Snow: A Novel

While a First Nations community must cope with being cut off from the world due to disruption in phone, television, cell, satellite services, it is thrust into darkness when the power fails. As they struggle to survive, a white stranger arrives and pleads to stay with them and a series of mysterious events and tragedies occur. This powerful novel, suitable for a literature circles, provides many opportunities for creative and critical thinking, allows students to explore traditions, culture, and identity of First Peoples, and shows how outside interference can have long-lasting effects on their traditional way of life. Social considerations noted.
First Nations
Rice, W.
Primary Identifier
English Language Arts