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A Walk on the Shoreline (Inuktitut)

Sigjakkut Pisuktuni

by Rebecca Hainnu, illustrated by Qin Leng

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Young Nukappia can't wait to get out to his family campsite on the shoreline. After spending all year in the south with his adoptive parents, Nukappia always looks forward to his summer visits with his birth family. After spending one night in town, Nukappia and his uncle Angu begin the long walk down the shore to the family summer campsite, where all of Nukappia's cousins and aunts and uncles are waiting for him. Along the way, Nukappia learns that the shoreline is not just ice and rocks and water.
There is an entire ecosystem of plants and animals that call the shoreline home. From seaweed to clams to char to shore grasses, there is far more to see along the shoreline than Nukappia ever imagined.

About the Authors
Rebecca Hainnu lives in Clyde River with her daughters. Her work includes Math Activities for Nunavut Classrooms and Classifying Vertebrates. She is also the author of The Spirit of the Sea. Her book A Walk on the Tundra, co-authoured with Anna Ziegler, was a finalist for the 2013 Canadian Children’s Literature Round Table Information Book Award, and was among the 2012 “Best Books for Kids and Teens,” as selected by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.
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Qin Leng illustrates children’s books and magazines and designs backgrounds for animated television series. She has illustrated numerous books that have been published in many countries around the world. She currently lives in Toronto with her twin sister.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
5 to 7
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5 to 7
Editorial Reviews

“This reunion story features detailed character and scene-setting sketches by Qin Leng that help readers see how traditional Inuit communities live.”


“A Walk on the Shoreline is a well-researched, informative and engaging guide to the northern shoreline.” 

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