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An Inuksuk means welcome, words & art by Mary Wallace

Label
An Inuksuk means welcome
Title
An Inuksuk means welcome
Statement of responsibility
words & art by Mary Wallace
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • iku
  • eng
Summary
An inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message. Inuksuit (the plural of inuksuk) can point the way, express joy, or simply say: welcome. A central image in Inuit culture, the inuksuk frames this book as an acrostic: readers will learn seven words from the Inuktitut language whose first letters together spell INUKSUK. Each word is presented in English and in Inuktitut characters, with phonetic pronunciation guides provided. The words and their definitions give a sense of the traditions and customs of Inuit life in the Arctic: nanuq is the powerful polar bear of the north ; kamik is a warm seal- and caribou-skin boot ; and siku is sea ice
Title
An Inuksuk means welcome
Creator
Summary
Readers learn seven words from the Inukitut language whose first letters together spell INUKSUK.
Subject
Genre
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10452378
Cataloging source
OClCo
Dewey number
497.124
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
AD 820
Intended audience source
Lexile
Language note
Text in Inuktitut language and English
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630
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
Target audience
juvenile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
words & art by Mary Wallace
Label
An Inuksuk means welcome, words & art by Mary Wallace
Publication
Copyright
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  • ALL_BRANCHES
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm78116603
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
1 volume (unnumbered pages)
Isbn
9781771471374
Lccn
2014958764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
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.b111989930

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