When I Was Eight

An eight year old Inuit girl, Olemaun, desperately wants to learn how to read so she convinces her father to send her to residential school. There she encounters bullying and attempts at assimilation but she remains strong.
residential school
assimilation
Olemaun
Canadian history
Inuit culture
Inuit history
Aboriginal
Author/Publisher/Website
Fordan-Fenton, C; Pokiak-Fenton, M.
Primary Identifier
9781554514908
Subject
English Language Arts