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Tanna's owl —Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

"When Tanna's father brings home an abandoned owl, she is not eager to take care of the needy, ugly little bird. Tanna must wake at 4:00 AM to catch food for the owl. She must feed it, clean up after it, all while avoidi...

The orphan and the polar bear —Qaunaq, Sakiasi, 1942-

An orphan who is left on the sea ice by a group of cruel hunters is adopted by a polar bear elder.

The raven and the loon —Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

"In the time before animals were as they are today, Raven and Loon were both white. Their feathers had no colour at all. Raven spent his days swooping through the sky trying to fight off his incessant boredom, while Loon...

How things came to be : Inuit stories of creation —Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

"This beautiful compendium of tales shares eight classic Inuit creation stories from the Baffin region. From the origins of day and night, thunder and lightning, and the sun and the moon to the creation of the first cari...

Why the monster —Qitsualik-Tinsley, Sean, 1969- author.

"Huuq is a young Inuk boy who has never fit in to camp life. One day, fleeing yet another attack from the camp bullies, Huuq finds himself alone and far away, with only his dog Qipik as company. On a lonesome hill, Huuq ...

The walrus who escaped —Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

"In the time before animals were as they are today, Walrus, who had spiraled curly tusks and not the long, straight tusks we recognize today, spent his time diving for clams. One day, Walrus was about to surface with a m...

Lesson for the wolf —Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.
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In the time before animals were as they are today, Wolf spent his days admiring all the other animals. Not content to simply be a wolf, happy and hunting with his pack, he watches the owls, wolverines, and caribou with e...