Author: Flett, Julie
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When a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of arts and crafts.

Can the girl navigate the changing seasons and failing health of her new friend? Acclaimed author and artist Julie Flett’s textured images of birds, flowers, art, and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this powerful story, which highlights the fulfillment of intergenerational relationships and shared passions.

  • Hardcover, 48 pages
  • 10" x 10"
  • Winner of the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award
  • An American Indian Youth Literature Honor Title
  • A 2020 Boston Globe—Horn Book Award Honor Title: Picture books
  • A Capital Choices 2020 selection
  • A NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies 2020 Title
  • A Chicago Public Library 'Best of the Best' Title 


Julie Flett, a Cree-Métis author, illustrator, and artist, has received numerous awards for her books, including an esteemed Governor General’s Award and the American Indian Library Association Award. Her work has been reviewed widely, including in the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, and Publishers Weekly.

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