Campbell, Nicola. Shi Shi Etko.  Groundwood, 2005.
A little girl is taught by her mother, father and grandmother how to remember her home and her culture before she is taken away on a cattle truck to residential school. Astonishingly beautiful illustrations accompany this story full of five senses details. 

A lesson plan for Shi-shi-etko HERE

More stories of aboriginal people HERE

Picture book memoirs HERE

More stories based on memories HERE

Stories for learning writing skills HERE

Tips on writing about your own memories HERE 

A planning sheet for writing about a memory HERE

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