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Here follows the story of a most extraordinary year in the life of an Ojibwe family and of a girl named "Omakayas," or Little Frog, who lived a year of flight and adventure, pain and joy, in 1852.

When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey. They travel by canoe westward from the shores of Lake Superior along the rivers of northern Minnesota, in search of a new home. While the family has prepared well, unexpected danger, enemies, and hardships will push them to the brink of survival. Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through.

Richly imagined, full of laughter and sorrow, The Porcupine Year continues Louise Erdrich's celebrated series, which began with The Birchbark House, a National Book Award finalist, and continued with The Game of Silence, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.


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Publisher: HarperCollins

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 6, 2009

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780061972591
  • Release date: October 6, 2009

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780061972591
  • File size: 2283 KB
  • Release date: October 6, 2009

PDF eBook

  • File size: 3254 KB
  • Release date: September 2, 2008

3 of 5 copies available

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
PDF eBook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS: 5.6
Interest Level: 4-8(MG)

Here follows the story of a most extraordinary year in the life of an Ojibwe family and of a girl named "Omakayas," or Little Frog, who lived a year of flight and adventure, pain and joy, in 1852.

When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey. They travel by canoe westward from the shores of Lake Superior along the rivers of northern Minnesota, in search of a new home. While the family has prepared well, unexpected danger, enemies, and hardships will push them to the brink of survival. Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through.

Richly imagined, full of laughter and sorrow, The Porcupine Year continues Louise Erdrich's celebrated series, which began with The Birchbark House, a National Book Award finalist, and continued with The Game of Silence, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    HarperCollins

    Kindle Book
    Release date: October 6, 2009

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780061972591
    Release date: October 6, 2009

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9780061972591
    File size: 2283 KB
    Release date: October 6, 2009

    PDF eBook
    File size: 3254 KB
    Release date: September 2, 2008

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS: 5.6
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)