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Synopsis: This volume in the Kids of Canada series tells a poignant tale of First Nations life before the coming of European settlement.
It is the story of a Mississauga Indian girl named Morning Sky who, with her family, spends the winter camped at the mouth of the Humber River. Cold and hunger threaten their survival but by facing these hardships together a very special and powerful bond is created among the members of the family.
The Hungry Time is a concise, masterful evocation of a past way of life, its joys and its sorrows.
About the Author: SELWYN DEWDNEY is the author of two highly acclaimed novels, Wind Without Rain and Christopher Breton, as well as numerous works on Indian history and culture such as They Shared to Survive.
Title: The Hungry Time (Kids of Canada)
Publication Date: 1980
Book Condition: Good
Book Description James Lorimer & Co., Toronto, 1980. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. The interior of the book is clean and tight, with few signs of previous use. The laminated covers are also in very good condition, with litttle wear. Overall, a fresh copy, nice enough to be given as a gift. Synopsis: "This is the story of a Mississauga Indian girl named Morning Sky who with her family spends the winter camped at the mouth of the Humber River (now Toronto). Cold and hunger threaten their survival, but facing these hardships together create a very special and powerful bond among the members of this family". Seller Inventory # 005727