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Children's Nonfiction Beginner

Arctic Plants: An Introduction to Edible and Medicinal Plants of the North

Inuktitut Edition

by (author) Rebecca Hainnu

Inhabit Education Books Inc.
Initial publish date
Jul 2017
Beginner, Native Canadian, Flowers & Plants
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jul 2017
    List Price
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jul 2017
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 3
  • Reading age: 6 to 8


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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.

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