Monkey Beach

This powerful novel offers a balance between the harsh reality of the outfall of Residential schools with the power of First Nations culture and belief system. Lisamarie tells the story, which stems from the disappearance of her brother at sea, flashing back to her time growing up in a coastal, First Nations community. Throughout he tale, we see her navigating her way through childhood, struggling to find her own path.
Aboriginal culture
residential schools
B.C. coast
Robinson, Eden
Primary Identifier
English Language Arts