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Children's Fiction Native Canadian

Sometimes I Feel Worried

Inuktitut Edition

by (author) Nadia Sammurtok

illustrated by Amiel Sandland

Inhabit Education Books Inc.
Initial publish date
May 2022
Native Canadian, Emotions & Feelings, Words, Polar Regions
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2022
    List Price
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2022
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 2
  • Reading age: 6 to 8


Uka likes learning and works very hard in school. But when he gets a bad grade on a test, he feels worried. Is he going to fail the whole school year? Will his parents be upset with him? Uka feels sick and doesn't want to play with his friends. See how his friend Tiu-tiu helps Uka feel better and learn some strategies to deal with feelings of worry.

About the authors

Nadia Sammurtok is an Inuit writer and educator originally from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Nadia is passionate about preserving the traditional Inuit lifestyle and Inuktitut language so that they may be enjoyed by future generations. Nadia currently lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut, with her family.


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Amiel Sandland is an illustrator living in the Toronto area. He studied illustration at Seneca College, eventually specializing in comic arts and character design. He has also dabbled in layout, comics, and props making. Rarely found without a pen in hand, he enjoys drawing animals, monsters, and plants.

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