About the Author

Katherena Vermette

KATHERENA VERMETTE is a Métis writer from Treaty One territory, the heart of the Métis nation, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her first book, North End Love Songs (The Muses Company), won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. Her National Film Board short documentary, this river, won the Coup de Coeur award at the Montreal First Peoples Festival and a Canadian Screen Award.

Her first novel, The Break, was a national bestseller and won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award; the Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Literature; and three Manitoba Book Awards. It was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and CBC’s Canada Reads. She is also the author of the children’s picture book series The Seven Teaching Stories and recently published the first book, Pemmican Wars, in the young adult book series A Girl Called Echo. Ms. Vermette’s second book of poetry, river woman, is forthcoming in the fall of 2018 from House of Anansi Press.

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Amik Loves School

Amik Loves School

A Story of Wisdom
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Kode's Quest(ion)

Kode's Quest(ion)

A Story of Respect
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Misaabe's Stories

Misaabe's Stories

A Story of Honesty
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Singing Sisters

Singing Sisters

A Story of Humility
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The First Day

The First Day

A Story of Courage
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The Just Right Gift

The Just Right Gift

A Story of Love
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What is Truth, Betsy?

What is Truth, Betsy?

A Story of Truth
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