Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 8
- Grade: 1 to 3
Lena and Ruby are best friends. They love to have sleepovers, bake cookies, and make up dance routines. They are also both adopted. Learn about how the two girls met as they talk about their own unique adoption experiences, including Inuit custom adoption and transracial adoption.
About the authors
Kevin Qamaniq-Mason grew up in Iglulik. He currently lives in Ottawa and is a senior policy advisor at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.
Mary Qamaniq-Mason est titulaire d’un doctorat en éducation avec un intérêt particulier pour le bien-être et les relations. Ils ont un fils et une fille par adoption coutumière et sont famille d’accueil pour d’autres enfants.
Marcus Cutler is a freelance children's illustrator. His work has appeared in magazines, books, apps and more, and he has worked with a variety of clients, including chickaDEE Magazine, OWL Magazine, Macmillan Publishers and Parks Canada. Marcus lives in Tecumseh, Ontario.