Based on true events, “Water Walkers” is a story of a young Ojibway girl named Mai who walks around Lake Superior with her family to bring attention to the harm that pollution has caused to the lakes and waterways. This simple yet compelling message is brought to life with captivating, watercolour illustrations of culturally significant animals—seen through the eyes of a relatable character. Suitable for young readers at the primary level, this picture book lends itself well as a class read-aloud. Its content will allow for rich discussions and projects about water, the environment, pollution, and conservation.
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