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When We Were Alone

Price $19.95

By David A. Robertson

Illustrations by Julie Flett

When We Were Alone 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.

When We Were Alone is the story about how one woman had the power to cope with a trying period in her past.

  • Winner of the 2017 Governor General's Literary Award in the Young People’s Literature (Illustrated Books)
  • For ages 4 to 8
  • ISBN: 978-1-55379-673-2
  • Hardcover with sleeve, 28 pages,

    18.5 x 21 cm (7.25 x 8 inches)

  • Printed in Canada
  • Also available in French

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Height (inches) 32-36 36-40 40-43 48-50 51-54 55-59
Chest (inches) 21 22 23 26 27 28

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Chest (cm) 53 56 58 66 69 71

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Waist (cm) 69-74 71-76 76-81 81-84 84-86 91-97 102-107 112-122

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