Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 8
- Grade: 1 to 3
- Reading age: 6 to 8
In Nunavut, there are a lot of things to celebrate!
This book features celebrations that are important to communities across the North, such as The Return of the Sun and Nunavut Day.
About the authors
Aviaq Johnston is a young Inuk author from Igloolik, Nunavut. Her debut novel Those Who Run in the Sky was shortlisted for the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award for Young People's Literature, was a finalist for the Foreword INDIES Award for Young Adult Fiction, and a 2017 Honour Book for the Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Young Adult Literature. In 2018 she won the inaugural Indigenous Voices Award for Most Significant Work of Prose in English by an Emerging Indigenous Writer. She is also the author of the bestselling picture book, What's My Superpower? Aviaq loves to travel and has lived in Australia and Vietnam. She spends most of her time reading, writing, studying, and procrastinating. She divides her time between Iqaluit, Nunavut, and Ottawa, Ontario.
Lenny Lishchenko is not a boy. She is an illustrator, graphic designer, and comic maker, who will never give up the chance to draw a good birch tree. Ukrainianborn and Canadian raised, she’s interested in telling stories that people remember years later, in the early mornings where everything is quiet and still. She’s worked with clients such as Lenny Letter, Power Athletics Ltd. Alberta Venture, and Rubicon Publishing, and is based out of Mississauga, Ontario.
Other titles by Aviaq Johnston
Why Is She Mad at Me?
Sometimes I Feel Shy
TJ and the Sleepover
Inuki's Birthday Party
Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition
Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me A Story
Showing You Care (English)
Showing You Care (Inuktitut)
TJ's New Friend
An Anthology of Arctic Horror Stories
Those Who Dwell Below
Other titles by Lenny Lishchenko
My Dear Nuakuluapik
A Summer Day in the Community
Bilingual Inuktitut and French Edition
Let's Eat Bannock!
Changes in the Seasons
Runs with the Stars
Wiijibibamatoon Anangoonan/Runs with the Stars
Willy's New Pup: A Story from Labrador
What I Do with My Family
Junior Field Guide: Land Mammals