The Game of Silence
By Louise ErdichReading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Awards: Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers 2006
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The story is set on an island in Lake Superior in 1850, readers will identify with the everyday activities of the Ojibwa, providing a parallel to their own lives while encouraging an appreciation for one that is very different. Erdrich's captivating tale of four seasons portrays a deep appreciation of our environment, our history, and our Native American sisters and brothers.