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