The Orphan and the Polar Bear

Sakiasi Qaunaq (Author) Eva Widermann (Illustrator)
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Product Type: Paperback Books
Age Groups: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9

In The Orphan and the Polar Bear, a little orphan who has been abandoned on the sea ice by a group of cruel hunters is discovered and adopted by a polar bear elder.

In the world of Inuit traditional stories, animals and humans are not such different creatures, and animals often have much to teach humans about the world.

In The Orphan and the Polar Bear, a little orphan who has been abandoned on the sea ice by a group of cruel hunters is discovered and adopted by a polar bear elder. While living in the bear's village, the orphan learns many lessons about survival and his own place in the world.

Retold for contemporary audiences by Inuit storyteller Sakiasi Qaunaq and illustrated by internationally renowned artist Eva Widermann, The Orphan and the Polar Bear makes this beautiful traditional tale widely accessible for the first time.

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SKU 132061
ISBN 9781772272291
Language English
Lexile ® Measure N/A
Guided Reading Level P
Page Count 32
Product Type Paperback Books
Book Type Picture Books
Additional Contributor Eva Widermann
Primary Contributor Sakiasi Qaunaq
Age Groups Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9
Publisher Inhabit Media
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This educator guide is meant to serve as a starting point. Educators are encouraged to select items from each part of the guided inquiry process that works best for their style of teaching and will help them meet their goals when covering the topics in this book. Activities and prompts should be tweaked and/or reformatted to best fit your students, context, and community to ensure equity and inclusion.
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This educator guide in Inuktitut is meant to serve as a starting point. Educators are encouraged to select items from each part of the guided inquiry process that works best for their style of teaching and will help them meet their goals when covering the topics in this book. Activities and prompts should be tweaked and/or reformatted to best fit your students, context, and community to ensure equity and inclusion.
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