Runs with the Stars

Runs with the Stars

“Elders say they were always here. The horses were small, but strong.”
“Like me?”
“Like you.”

As they await the birth of a new foal, a man teaches his grandchild about the Ojibwe Horses that used to roam the forests of northwestern Ontario. The horses once ran wild and free, but when Grandfather was a boy, they almost disappeared. Now he is the caretaker of his own small herd, keeping the breed alive for future generations and teaching his grandchild about the loving bond between human and animals.

Written by Darcy Whitecrow and Heather M. O’Connor
Illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
Published by Second Story Press
ISBN  9781772602388

Also available in Ojibwe/Anishinaabemowin & English edition

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Ojibwe/Anishinaabemowin and English
Ojibwe/Anishinaabemowin and English

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My sincere thanks to the Access Copyright Foundation, the Ontario Arts Council, the Quetico Foundation, and Quetico Provincial Park for the grant funding that made Runs with the Stars possible. You help good books grow.

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