Northern Lights

Northern Lights


by Michael Kusugak
illustrated by Vladyana Krykorka

When Kataujaq’s mother dies, her grandmother tells her the legend of the northern lights. It makes her feel so much better that her mother has not gone away at all. She is up in the heavens, playing soccer among the northern lights.

 StarRuth Schwartz Award Winner
StarAesop Accolade List
StarNotable Book, Canadian Library Association
StarCNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind) TinyStarTORGI Award




“… Kusugak is possibly the most gifted children’s writer today and this latest book proves my point.”
—Kingston Whig-Standard



Reading level: Ages 4-8
Paperback: 24 pages
Publisher: Annick Press (August 1, 1993)
Paperback: $8.95
French: $9.95
French Google Play: $5.38


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How do you say that?

Aqsalijaat: aq-sal-i-jaat

Aqsarniit: aq-sarn-iit

Juggling Song

Kataujaq: ka-ta-u-jaq

Mamaq: ma-maq