Quand on était seuls can help introduce the delicate subject of residential schools to young ones. This is the story about a curious little girl who spots some different and special things about her grandmother: her long braided hair; her brightly coloured clothing; the fact that she spends a lot of time with her family; and that she speaks Cree, a language that is different from hers.
Quand on était seuls is the story about how one woman had the power to cope with a trying period in her past.
- By David A. Robertson
- Illustrations by Julie Flett
- 2017 Governor General's Literary Award in the Young People's Literature (Illustrated Books) for the original version When We Were Alone
- For ages 4 to 8
- ISBN: 978-2-89611-625-6
- Softcover, 28 pages, 18.5 x 21 cm (7.25 x 8 inches)
- Printed in Canada
- Also available in English