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Children's Fiction Native Canadian

I Want to Dance! (Inuktitut/English)

by (author) Heather Main

illustrated by Amanda Sandland

Inhabit Education Books Inc.
Initial publish date
May 2020
Native Canadian, Dance, Siblings, Polar Regions
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2020
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
  • Reading age: 3 to 5


Jayden lives in Arviat, Nunavut. He is excited for the Sila Rainbow Dance Competition!

Jayden’s older brother and sister are working hard to plan their dance routine for the competition. Jayden wishes he could join in on the fun. How will he help his siblings prepare for their performance?

About the authors

Heather Main is an elementary teacher who grew up in Arviat, Nunavut and has travelled to many Nunavut communities through work in the territory. Her favourite part of teaching is reading aloud to children. She now lives in Toronto with her husband and son.

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Amanda Sandland is an illustrator living in the Toronto area. She studied illustration at Seneca College, eventually specializing in comic arts and character design. When not drawing, she can be found studying, designing characters, creating costumes and replica props, or burying her nose in a comic. She is the illustrator of Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing and The Owl and the Lemming.

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