Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 7 to 9
- Grade: 3
- Reading age: 6 to 8
Many plants in the tundra can help and even heal people!
This nature book teaches children traditional and scientific knowledge about Arctic willow, crowberry, and peat moss.
About the author
Rebecca Hainnu lives in Clyde River, Nunavut, with her daughters, Katelyn and Nikita. Rebecca believes it is important to teach Inuit traditional knowledge about the land, animals, people, history, and philosophies. Her family is usually on the land throughout the seasons. She hopes to pass on some knowledge through her writing. Her work includes Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants: An Inuit Elder’s Perspective, The Spirit of the Sea, A Walk on the Shoreline, Math Activities for Nunavut Classrooms, and Classifying Vertebrates. Rebecca is an educator in a K–12 school. She was the recipient of the 2016 NTA Award for Teaching Excellence.
Other titles by Rebecca Hainnu
Les plantes de l'Arctique
A Walk on the Tundra
Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants
An Inuit Elder's Perspective
A Walk on the Shoreline
The Spirit of the Sea
Walking with Aalasi
An Introduction to Edible and Medicinal Arctic Plants