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Surviving the city /

by Spillett, Tasha.
Published by : Highwater Press, (Winnipeg, MB :) Physical details: 54 p. ISBN:9781553797562. Year: 2018 List(s) this item appears in: 2020 Red Maple Nominees
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Miikwan (Anishinaabe) and Dez (Inninew) are best friends. Together, the teens navigate the challenges of growing up Indigenous in the city-they're so close, they even completed their Berry Fast together. When Dez's grandmother becomes too sick, Dez can't stay with her anymore. With the threat of a group home looming, Dez can't bring herself to go home and disappears. Miikwan is devastated, and the wound of her missing mother resurfaces. Will Dez's community find her before it's too late? Will Miikwan be able to cope if they don't?

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