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Nokum Is My Teacher

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Red Deer Press
Juvenile Poetry, Juvenile Nonfiction, Children"s All Ages - Fiction - General, Children: Grades 1-2, People & Places - Canada/Native Canadian, Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian, Poetry - General, Books and reading, Canada, Cree Indians, Fiction, Indians of North America, Social life and cu
ContributionsAllen Sapp (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11269275M
ISBN 100889953678
ISBN 139780889953673

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Reluctant readers are found in every classroom. David Bouchard, a Canadian Métis author and literacy advocate, skillfully addresses this issue in his award winning book, Nokum is my Teacher.

The uniqueness of this book lies in the dual text. The left column is in English while the right column includes Cree sentences.5/5(2). Nokum is My Teacher, by David Bouchard David Bouchard is a Canadian Metis Author. This work is written through free verse poetry.

It deals with a young boy who learns a great lesson from his grandmother, as he questions why he needs to get a /5. Nokum Is My Teacher is a delightfully packaged Nokum Is My Teacher book and audio CD, combining the written text in English and Cree with the mesmerizing voice of author/storyteller extraordinaire David Bouchard.

It is illustrated by the hauntingly beautiful artworks of Allan Sapp, Cree elder, Governor General's Award-winner, and Officer of the Order of Canada. Nokum Is My Teacher is a delightfully packaged book and audio CD, combining the written text in English and Cree with the mesmerizing voice of author/storyteller extraordinaire David Bouchard, and the book is also available in French/Cree text.

Age Level: Publisher: Red Deer Press. Annotation:  This thoughtful book is written as a dialogue between a young boy and his grandmother or Nokum. The boy asks why he should have to learn to read and wonders if knowledge of the world outside their reserve has value.

Nokum is My Teacher by David Bouchard and Allen Sapp. 5 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Name Pronunciation with David Bouchard; Grade; PK-5; View All English Language Arts Books. Book & Author Resources. Browse All Resources; Meet-the-Author Movies; Meet-the-Author Recordings; Audio Name Pronunciations; Book Guides.

Nokum is My Teacher: At some point every child seeks reassurance that the academic challenges faced in school are meaningful. These questions become much more poignant when posed by an aboriginal child whose western—style schooling is so different from the native 5/5.

Nokum Is My Teacher relates the story of a grandson in conversation with his elder questioning the necessity of learning to read and of gaining a greater understanding of the world outside the reservation in contrast to knowledge of his heritage through oral traditions.

“With beautiful, thickly brushed paintings by an award-winning Cree artist, this bilingual picture book breaks with the formula of the wise elder teaching the contemporary kid to Nokum Is My Teacher book the old ways.

Here, a boy asks Nokum (Grandma) why he has to leave the reservation to go to school and learn to read. NOKUM IS MY TEACHER by David Bouchard & illustrated by Allen Sapp ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 1, A fully credentialed author and illustrator present a poetic First People text in English and Cree.

Nokum Is My Teacher is the poetic story of a young aboriginal boy, posing questions to his grandmother, his "Nokum," about the wider world beyond the familiarity of their home and community. Through a series of questions, Nokum guides her grandson towards an understanding of his need to fit into and learn more about this large world beyond the.

Reluctant readers are found in every classroom. David Bouchard, a Canadian Métis author and literacy advocate, skillfully addresses this issue in his award winning book, Nokum is my Teacher. The uniqueness of this book lies in the dual text.

The left column 5/5. Bouchard, David () Nokum is my Teacher. Markham: Red Deer Press This resource is a storybook format conversation between a young boy and hisgrandmother accompanied with beautiful paintings by Allen Sapp. This bilingual story is written in English and Cree side by side on the same page.

Get this from a library. Nokum is my teacher. [David Bouchard; Allen Sapp; Northern Cree Singers.] -- Parallel text in English and Cree presents a poetic conversation between a boy and his grandmother as they discuss the importance of reading and how to blend life outside the reservation with Cree.

Nokum Is My Teacher is a delightfully packaged book and audio file, combining the written text in English and Cree with the mesmerizing voice of author/storyteller extraordinaire David Bouchard.

It is illustrated by the hauntingly beautiful artworks of Allan Sapp, Cree elder, Governor General's Award-winner, and Officer of the Order of Canada. Nokum Is My Teacher is David Bouchard's poetic story of a young boy, posing questions to his grandmother about their home and community.

David Bouchard's books have won several prestigious awards, among them the Canadian Aboriginal Book of the Year in for Nokum Is My is the author of many books for young readers including An Aboriginal Carol, Rainbow Crow and The First lives in British :   Nokum is my Teacher is a book written by David Bouchard that tells a story between a boy and his Nokum (grandmother, in Cree).

The boy would rather stay home from school and learn about the traditional way of life on his reserve. However, his Nokum knows that a formal education is needed, even though she herself never learned to read. Nokum is My Teacher David Bouchard Allen Sapp, Illustrator Northern Cree, Contributor Red Deer Press ( ) $ (32pp) At some point every child seeks reassurance that the academic challenges faced in school are meaningful.

Get this from a library. Nokum is my teacher. [David Bouchard; Allen Sapp; Northern Cree Singers,] -- A Cree boy wants to learn about the world through nature and he questions his grandmother about why he should learn to read.

Nokum Is My Teacher is a delightfully packaged book and audio CD, combining the written text in English and Cree with the mesmerizing voice of author/storyteller extraordinaire David Bouchard.

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It is illustrated by the hauntingly beautiful artworks of Allan Sapp, Cree elder, Governor General's Award-winner, and Officer of the Order of Canada/5(40). David Bouchard, a Canadian Métis author and literacy advocate, skillfully addresses this issue in his award winning book, Nokum is my Teacher.

The uniqueness of this book lies in the dual text. The left column is in English while the right column includes Cree sentences. Nokum is My Teacher. David Bouchard. Paintings by Allen Sapp.

Singing and Drumming by Northern Cree.

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Calgary, AB: Red Deer Press, 32 pp., pbk., $ With beautiful, thickly brushed paintings by an award-winning Cree artist, this bilingual picture book breaks with the formula of the wise elder teaching the contemporary kid to respect the old ways. Here, a boy asks Nokum (Grandma) why he has to leave the reservation to go to school and learn to read: "Do you think the white world's meant for me?5/5(1).

Nokum Is My Teacher; Nokum Is My Teacher $ QTY "David Bouchard is firmly established as one of Canada's finest storytellers, and he further enhances his reputation with this book Allen Sapp is a Cree Eder, and his exterior winter scenes are especially powerful in capturing the harshness of the northern winter and in reflecting the.

Bouchard, David. Nokum is My Teacher. Markham: Red Deer Press, h the creation of conversational inquiry, David Bouchard’s award-winning picture book Nokum is My Teacher carries the reader on a beautiful journey between a young Cree boy and his Nokum, his grandmother.

The journey honours both the Cree and English languages by including the dual text in columns throughout the Author: Trudy Cardinal, Cindy Swanson. Nokum is My Teacher. by David Bouchard and Allen Sapp. 5 Resources. Add to Reading List Share this Book. Images courtesy of publishers, organizations, and sometimes their Twitter handles.

Allen Sapp has Collaborated With. David Bouchard. Book &. Nokum Is My Teacher is a children's book written by David Bouchard and illustrated by Allen Sapp. (Rubicon Publishing/Red Deer Press/Dean Bauche). Nokum Is My Teacher is a delightfully packaged book and audio file, combining the written text in English and Cree with the mesmerizing voice of author/storyteller extraordinaire David Bouchard.

It is illustrated by the hauntingly beautiful artworks of Allan Sapp, Cree elder, Governor General's Award-winner, and Officer of the Order of Canada.5/5(1). Books by This Illustrator. Nokum Is My Teacher.

By: David Bouchard. Illustrated by: Allen Sapp. Age Level: Product Description: Nokum Is My Teacher is the poetic story of a young aboriginal boy, posing questions to his grandmother, his "Nokum", about the wider world beyond the familiarity of their home and community.

Through a series of. The product you are trying to view no longer exists. About Us; Privacy Policy; Send Us Feedback; Bookmark Us; Product Index; Category Index.“Nokum is my Teacher” By Allen Sapp, David Bouchard Other – May Publisher Notes Parallel text in English and Cree presents a poetic conversation between a boy and his grandmother as they discuss the importance of reading and how to blend life outside the reservation with Cree skills and traditions.Resounding with themes of community and the cyclical rhythms of life, this lyrical tale by Bouchard (Nokum Is My Teacher) and debut author Willier pays tribute t.