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A Residential Schools Reading List
Created by WCL_Picks | 24 items
September 30th is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This list contains nonfiction, fiction and memoirs for all ages exploring the stories of residential school survivors and the impact of the residential school system on Indigenous individuals and communities.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
https://nctr.ca/
Web Resource
Residential Schools Residential Schools
With the Words and Images of Survivors
Book - 2014
Indigenous Education Press
371.82997071 Loy
Residential Schools Residential Schools Book - 2020
Coast 2 Coast 2 Coast
J 371.82997071 Hud
Broken Circle Broken Circle
The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools : A Memoir
Book - 2010
Heritage House
371.82997071 Fon
From Bear Rock Mountain From Bear Rock Mountain
The Life and Times of A Dene Residential School Survivor
Book - 2019
Brindle and Glass
371.82997207193 Mou
These Are My Words These Are My Words
The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens
Book - 2016
Scholastic Canada Ltd.
JFIC Slipp
The Education of Augie Merasty The Education of Augie Merasty
A Residential School Memoir
Book - 2015
University of Regina Press
371.82997071092 Meras
They Called Me Number One They Called Me Number One
Secrets and Survival at An Indian Residential School
Book - 2013
Talonbooks
371.82997943 Sel
No Time to Say Goodbye No Time to Say Goodbye
Children's Stories of Kuper Island Residential School
Book - 2001
Sono Nis Press
JPB FIC Olsen
A National Crime A National Crime
The Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879 to 1986
Book - 1999
University of Manitoba Press
371.82997071 Mil 1999
Picking up the Pieces Picking up the Pieces
Residential School Memories and the Making of the Witness Blanket
Book - 2019
Orca Book Publishers
371.82997071 New
As Long as the Rivers Flow As Long as the Rivers Flow
A Last Summer Before Residential School
Book - 2002
Douglas & McIntyre
J 971.23004973 Loy
Orange Shirt Day, September 30th Orange Shirt Day, September 30th Book - 2020
Medicine Wheel Education
J 371.82997071 Ora
When We Were Alone When We Were Alone Picture Book - 2016
HighWater Press
JP Rober
Secret Path Secret Path Graphic Novel - 2016
Simon & Schuster Canada
GN Secre
Speaking Our Truth Speaking Our Truth
A Journey of Reconciliation
Book - 2017
Orca Book Publishers
J 971.00497 Gra
Shi-shi-etko Shi-shi-etko Picture Book - 2005
Groundwood Books
JP Campb
A Stranger at Home A Stranger at Home
A True Story
Book - 2011
Annick Press
J 371.8299712071 Jor
Fatty Legs Fatty Legs
A True Story
Book - 2010
Annick Press
J 371.8299712071 Jor
I Am Not A Number I Am Not A Number Picture Book - 2016
Second Story Press
JP Dupui
Spirit of the Grassroots People Spirit of the Grassroots People
Seeking Justice for Indigenous Survivors of Canada's Colonial Education System
Book - 2020
McGill-Queen's University Press
371.82997071 Mas
Truth & Reconciliation Truth & Reconciliation
Calls to Action
Book - 2017
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
971.00497 Tru
Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Volume One, Summary : Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future
Book - 2015
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
971.00497 Tru
Five Little Indians Five Little Indians Book - 2020
Harper Perennial
FIC Good
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