10 books about residential schools to read with your kids

My Arctic StoriesArctic Stories, by Michael Kusugak (Ages 4-8)

Arctic Stories by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak (Annick Press)
This trio of stories about a 10-year-old girl named Agatha is based on the childhood experiences of beloved Inuit author Michael Kusugak. The book begins with a tale of Agatha 'saving' her community from a monstrous flying object.

The book also includes the story of Agatha being sent away for school, "The nuns did not make very good mothers and the priests, who were called fathers, did not make very good fathers," Kusugak writes

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