April Raintree

April Raintree

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April Raintree, a revised version of the novel In Search of April Raintree, is written specifically for students in grades 9 through 12. Through her characterization of two young sisters who are removed from their family, the author poignantly illustrates the difficulties that many Aboriginal people face in maintaining a positive self-identity.
Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba :, Highwater Press,, [2016]
Edition: Revised school ed.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781553796602
Characteristics: 242 pages ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: In search of April Raintree.

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ameliaht74
Feb 13, 2018

A wonderful story and very heart breaking. I have read this book many times and had to read it again. I read this once in Highschool and then used it in College as a book report for a assignment. It is one book that could and will be continued to be re-read. Pick it up and see what I am talking about.

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mclarjh
Jun 06, 2017

I reread this after many years. I find it is still one of the best on this subject.

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lgraf
May 07, 2017

What an incredible book! Really opens your eyes to the struggles that Native people experience in our society...the stereotypes & misconceptions!
A must read!!!!!

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MillieBT
Mar 25, 2017

Two Metis sisters growing up in Manitoba and their struggles with coming to terms with who they are......deals with a lot of difficult adult issues such as alcoholism , foster care, abuse,
rape, prostitution and suicide.....I have found a new respect for a culture I'm not part of...excellent read!!!!!!!!!

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jerksister1
Feb 21, 2017

What a powerful story! Tragic and insightful. Quick read because I really couldn't put it down - wanted to find out what happens to the sisters.

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meaganpeters4
Sep 08, 2010

A truly incredible read! It was written in a clear and concise manenr so it was a fast ready but the story is absolutely incredible!

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The powerful life stories of two Metis sisters who suffer the breakdown of their family relations and the injustices of the social services system.

EPLPicks_Teen Mar 24, 2010

The powerful life stories of two Metis sisters who suffer the breakdown of their family relations and the injustices of the social services system.

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Loravika
Oct 28, 2011

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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Loravika
Oct 28, 2011

Sexual Content: rape scene

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Loravika
Oct 28, 2011

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