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David A. Robertson

DAVID A. ROBERTSON is the winner of the Beatrice Mosionier Aboriginal Writer of the Year Award, the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer and the TWUC Freedom to Read Award. His books include The Barren Grounds: The Misewa SagaWhen We Were Alone (winner of the Governor General’s Award, a finalist for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award and a McNally Robinson Best Book for Young People); Will I See? (winner of the Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award, graphic novel category); and the YA novel Strangers (recipient of the Michael Van Rooy Award for Genre Fiction). He is the creator and host of the podcast Kiwew. Through his writings about Canada’s Indigenous peoples, Robertson educates as well as entertains, reflecting Indigenous cultures, histories and communities while illuminating many contemporary issues. David A. Robertson is a member of Norway House Cree Nation. He lives in Winnipeg.

 

Books by David A. Robertson

Resurgence

Engaging With Indigenous Narratives and Cultural Expressions In and Beyond the Classroom

edited by Katya Adamov Ferguson & Christine M'Lot
by (author) K.C. Adams, Sonya Ballantyne, Charlene Bearhead, Wilson Bearhead, Lisa Boivin, Rita Bouvier, Nicola I. Campbell, Sara Florence Davidson, Louise B. Halfe, Lucy Hemphill, Wanda John-Kehewin, Elizabeth LaPensee, Victoria McIntosh, Reanna Merasty, David A. Robertson & Russell Wallace

The Great Bear

The Misewa Saga, Book Two

by (author) David A. Robertson

Black Water

Family, Legacy, and Blood Memory

by (author) David A. Robertson

Sugar Falls

A Residential School Story

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk
foreword by Murray Sinclair
afterword by Betty Ross

On the Trapline

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Julie Flett

Breakdown

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk

Ispík kákí péyakoyak/When We Were Alone

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Julie Flett
translated by Alderick Leask

The Barren Grounds

The Misewa Saga, Book One

by (author) David A. Robertson

The Evolution of Alice

by (author) David A. Robertson
foreword by Shelagh Rogers

Ghosts

by (author) David A. Robertson

This Place

150 Years Retold

by (author) Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell, Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, David A. Robertson, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Jen Storm, Richard Van Camp, Katherena Vermette & Chelsea Vowel
illustrated by Tara Audibert, Kyle Charles, G.M.B. Chomichuk, Natasha Donovan, Scott B. Henderson, Andrew Lodwick, Scott A. Ford, Donovan Yaciuk & Ryan Howe
foreword by Alicia Elliott

Strangers

by (author) David A. Robertson

Will I See?

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by G.M.B. Chomichuk
as told by iskwe & Erin Leslie

The Chief

Mistahimaskwa

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

Betty

The Helen Betty Osborne Story

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

The Land of Os

John Ramsay

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Wai Tien

The Poet

Pauline Johnson

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

The Peacemaker

Thanadelthur

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Wai Tien

The Scout

Tommy Prince

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

The Ballad of Nancy April

Shawnadithit

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

The Rebel

Gabriel Dumont

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Andrew Lodwick

Spirit of the White Bison

30th Anniversay Edition

by (author) Beatrice Mosionier
foreword by David A. Robertson

7 Generations

A Plains Cree Saga

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

The Pact

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

Ends/Begins

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

Scars

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

Stone

by (author) David A. Robertson
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson