Volume 21 Number 4
Greenmantle is a delightful retelling of an ancient Ojibway legend of the north.
It is a story of heroism, love and sacrifice that will delight readers with its majestic vistas so vividly described. The heroine of the story, a young maiden (daughter of the chief), is kidnapped by a warring tribe of Sioux. It is the story of her determination to save her people from a surprise attack and almost certain death. The seventy-two-page book is illustrated with line drawings by Luc Robert.
As well as being a good read, the book offers readers a chance to better understand the history of Native Canadians.
Michele F. Kallio is a former librarian and teacher in Black's Harbour, New Brunswick.
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