Between 1869 and the 1960s, thousands of Native American children were removed from their homes and families and placed in boarding schools operated by the federal government and the churches. This is the story of Firefly, one such child, and the fear she faced when she was torn from her family. Selected as a top book by American Indian Children's Literature.
Reading age: About middle school.
Elizabeth Albert-Peacock is a member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe. She was a faculty member in the Education Department of the University of Minnesota Duluth for many years. She has authored several children's books.
Illustrated by Anna Granholm
- Pages: 36
- Size: 8.5" x 8.5" x 0.1"
- Publication date: 2022, Black Bears and Blueberries Press