The Game of Silence Louise Erdrich

The Game of Silence

Author: Louise Erdrich
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Book Title
The Game of Silence
Author
Louise Erdrich
ISBN
9780064410298
Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, The Game of Silence is the second novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior. One day in 1850, Omakayas's island is visited by a group of mysterious people. From them, she learns that the chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island and move farther west. That day, Omakayas realizes that something so valuable, so important that she never knew she had it in the first place, could be in danger: Her way of life. Her home. The Birchbark House Series is the story of one Ojibwe family's journey through one hundred years in America. The New York Times Book Review raved about The Game of Silence: "Erdrich has created a world, fictional but real: absorbing, funny, serious and convincingly human."--Wisconsin State JournalBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Louise ErdrichPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 06/13/2006ISBN: 9780064410298Pages: 256Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 7.69h x 5.30w x 0.63dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/28/2006 pg. 58Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 87336 / Game of SilenceReading Level: 5.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 9

Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, The Game of Silence is the second novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior. One day in 1850, Omakayas's island is visited by a group of mysterious people. From them, she learns that the chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island and move farther west.

That day, Omakayas realizes that something so valuable, so important that she never knew she had it in the first place, could be in danger: Her way of life. Her home.

The Birchbark House Series is the story of one Ojibwe family's journey through one hundred years in America. The New York Times Book Review raved about The Game of Silence: "Erdrich has created a world, fictional but real: absorbing, funny, serious and convincingly human."

--Wisconsin State Journal

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 06/13/2006
ISBN: 9780064410298
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.69h x 5.30w x 0.63d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/28/2006 pg. 58

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 87336 / Game of Silence
Reading Level: 5.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 9

Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, The Game of Silence is the second novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior. One day in 1850, Omakayas's island is visited by a group of mysterious people. From them, she learns that the chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island and move farther west.

That day, Omakayas realizes that something so valuable, so important that she never knew she had it in the first place, could be in danger: Her way of life. Her home.

The Birchbark House Series is the story of one Ojibwe family's journey through one hundred years in America. The New York Times Book Review raved about The Game of Silence: "Erdrich has created a world, fictional but real: absorbing, funny, serious and convincingly human."

--Wisconsin State Journal

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 06/13/2006
ISBN: 9780064410298
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.69h x 5.30w x 0.63d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/28/2006 pg. 58

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 87336 / Game of Silence
Reading Level: 5.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 9