The Birchbark House

The Birchbark House

by Louise ErdrichLouise Erdich and Louise Erdrich

Hardback Age range: + years old Publication Date: 13/05/2002

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"[In this] story of a young Ojibwa girl, Omakayas, living on an island in Lake Superior around 1847, Louise Erdrich is reversing the narrative perspective used in most children's stories about nineteenth-century Native Americans. Instead of looking out at 'them' as dangers or curiosities, Erdrich, drawing on her family's history, wants to tell about 'us', from the inside. The Birchbark House establishes its own ground, in the vicinity of Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House' books." --The New York Times Book Review
ISBN:
9780756911867
9780756911867
Category:
Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Age range:
+ years old
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
13-05-2002
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
232x159x22mm
Weight:
0.34kg
Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich is the author of fifteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, children's books, short stories, and a memoir of early motherhood.

Her novel The Round House won the National Book Award for Fiction. The Plague of Doves won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and her debut novel, Love Medicine, was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Erdrich has received the Library of Congress Prize in American Fiction, the prestigious PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She lives in Minnesota with her daughters and is the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore.

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