❴Reading❵ ➶ The Game of Silence Author Louise Erdrich – Tbjewellers.co.uk 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 Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction The Game of Silence The Game PDF/EPUB ² 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 to especially during homeschooling It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroomHer 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 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 westThat 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 homeThe 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”.
a book descriptionAuthor Biography Louise Erdrich is one of the most gifted prolific The Game PDF/EPUB ² and challenging of contemporary Native American novelists Born in in Little Falls Minnesota she grew up mostly in Wahpeton North Dakota where her parents taught at Bureau of Indian Affairs schools Her fiction reflects aspects of her mixed heritage German through her father and French and Ojibwa through her mother She worked at various jobs such as hoeing sugar beets farm work waitressing short order cooking lifeguarding and construction work before becoming a writer She attended the Johns Hopkins creative writing program and received fellowships at the McDowell Colony and the Yaddo Colony After she was named writer in residence at Dartmouth she married professor Michael Dorris and raised several children some of them adopted She and Michael became a picture book husband and wife writing team though they wrote only one truly collaborative novel The Crown of Columbus The Antelope Wife was published in not long after her separation from Michael and his subseuent suicide Some reviewers believed they saw in The Antelope Wife the anguish Erdrich must have felt as her marriage crumbled but she has stated that she is unconscious of having mirrored any real life eventsShe is the author of four previous bestselling andaward winning novels including Love Medicine; The Beet ueen; Tracks; and The Bingo Palace She also has written two collections of poetry Jacklight and Baptism of Desire Her fiction has been honored by the National Book Critics Circle and The Los Angeles Times and has been translated into fourteen languages Several of her short stories have been selected for O Henry awards and for inclusion in the annual Best American Short Story anthologies The Blue Jay's Dance a memoir of motherhood was her first nonfiction work and her children's book Grandmother's Pigeon has been published by Hyperion Press She lives in Minnesota with her children who help her run a small independent bookstore called The Birchbark.
- 288 pages
- The Game of Silence
- Louise Erdrich
- 01 August 2016 Louise Erdrich