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My Wounded Island

by Jacques Pasquet Author · Marion Arbona Illustrator

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There's an invisible creature in the waves around Sarichef. It is altering the lives of the Iñupiat people who call the island home. A young girl and her family are forced to move to the center of the island for refuge from the rising sea level. Soon the entire village will have to relocate to the mainland. Heartbroken, the young girl and her grandfather worry: what else will be lost when they are forced to abandon their homes and their community? Addressing the topic of climate refugees, My Wounded Island is based on the challenges faced by the Iñupiat people who live on the small islands north of the Bering Strait near the Arctic Circle.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Edition:
Unabriged
Publication Date:
2017

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 3.3 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 3.3 MB

Jacques Pasquet (Author)

Passionate about memories, Jacques Pasquet is a writer and storyteller. He lived among the Inuit people for more than a decade and shared their hopes and fears. Now that his busy career as a professor is behind him, he splits his time between writ...

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