Stand Like a Cedar

Category: Book
By (author): Campbell, Nicola I.
Illustrated By: Victor, Carrielynn
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Environment
  JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues
  JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Camping & Outdoor Activities
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Published: February 2021
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 7.75in x 8.12in x 0.31in
Our Price:
$ 19.95
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From The Publisher*

When you go for a walk in nature, who do you see? What do you hear? 

Award-winning storyteller Nicola I. Campbell shows what it means "to stand like a cedar" on this beautiful journey of discovery through the wilderness. Learn the names of animals in the Nłe7kepmxcín or Halq'emeylem languages as well as the teachings they have for us. Experience a celebration of sustainability and connection to the land through lyrical storytelling and Carrielynn Victor's breathtaking art in this children's illustrated book.

Discover new sights and sounds with every read. 

From The Publisher*Children and adults explore the West Coast landscape, where they encounter various animals who share their names in Nłe7kepmxcín or Halq'emeylem, along with teachings about our place in the world.
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Stand Like a Cedar is a work of grace and dignity, a celebration of land, family, and knowing who you are and where you come from and being so grateful for everything you've been given. Bravo, Nicola Campbell and Carrielynn Victor for creating this treasure. I love it.

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Campbell's rhythmic writing is wonderful, conveying important messages about the environment and family. Victor's vibrant renderings accompany the engaging text nicely. Bold illustrations portray elements such as weather, nature, and animals alongside evocative details like glowing skylines.

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[An] evocative book that poetically explores how important it is for us to see ourselves as part of the land. Victor's illustrations bring that world to life.

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Paired with illustrations by Carrielynn Victor, Stand Like a Cedar shines brightly, in both its text and artwork.

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Stand Like a Cedar is a strong song of peoples and place. It's emotive and instructive and begs us all to be attentive to how we interact with the land and its life.

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A beautifully articulated book about the changing seasons and the connection to nature, family and oneself.