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Children's Fiction Native Canadian

Berry Picking at Four Mile Bay

English Edition

by (author) Barbara Adjun

illustrated by Kagan McLeod

Inhabit Education Books Inc.
Initial publish date
Dec 2021
Native Canadian, Multigenerational, Canada, Polar Regions
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Dec 2021
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Dec 2021
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
  • Reading age: 7 to 9


When Nekaloakyok was a young girl, she loved going berry picking with her Granny Nalvana. Based on the memories of the author, this book tells the story of a family trip picking akpiks and other berries at Four Mile Bay, near Kugluktuk, Nunavut. Join Nekaloakyok as she reflects on childhood memories and special moments spent with family.

About the authors

Barbara Adjun is a homemaker. She loves to sew, bake, and cook. Every fall she used to love picking berries and would go every day until snowfall. These days she stays close to home because of a disability she got in 2016, so she loves to hear berry-picking stories from other people. She lives in Kugluktuk, Nunavut.

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Kagan McLeod produit des illustrations pour des revues, des journaux et des sociétés de design depuis la fin de ses études en illustration au Collège Sheridan, en 1999. Il a commencé sa carrière comme artiste employé au National Post et certaines de ses illustrations ont récemment été publiées dans Entertainment Weekly, le Reader’s Digest, The Walrus, le Wall Street Journal, Toronto Life, le Boston Globe et Popular Mechanics. Son premier roman graphique, Infinite Kung-Fu, a été publié en 2012. Il vit à Toronto avec sa femme, ses deux filles et son chien de chasse.


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