by Deborah Kigjugalik Webster (Author) and Chalene Chua (Illustrator)
Booktalk: When Akilak must travel a great distance to another camp to gather food, she thinks she will never be able to make it. With a little help from her grandmother’s spirit, and her own imagination to keep her entertained, Akilak manages to turn a long journey into an adventure.
Snippet: Akilak’s grandmother told her which route to take and assured her, “If you walk north at a good pace, you will reach the camp by nightfall.”
Aliklak’s eyes widened. She had never walked such a great distance before and felt uneasy about being on her own.
Her grandmother raised her eyebrows in agreement. “Yes, granddaughter, you will walk a great distance, but keep in mind, your destination is not running away; it will be reached eventually.”
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