Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown (Hardcover)

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By Angnakuluk Friesen, Ippiksaut Friesen (Illustrator), Jean Kusugak (Translator)
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Description


The northern lights shine, women gather to eat raw caribou meat and everyone could be family in this ode to small-town life in Nunavut, written in English and Inuktitut.

Sisters Angnakuluk Friesen and Ippiksaut Friesen collaborate on this story about what it's like to grow up in an Inuit community in Nunavut. Every line about the hometown in this book will have readers thinking about what makes their own hometowns unique. With strong social studies curriculum connections, Only in My Hometown introduces young readers to life in the Canadian North, as well as the Inuit language and culture.

Angnakuluk's simple text, translated into Inuktitut and written out in syllabics and transliterated roman characters, is complemented by Ippiksaut's warm paintings of their shared hometown.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781554988839
ISBN-10: 1554988837
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: September 5th, 2017
Pages: 24
Language: English