Tag Archives: David Alexander Robertson

Graphic Novels Coming Soon!

Tales from Big Spirit is a unique six-book graphic novel series that delves into the stories of some of the great Indigenous heroes from Canadian history—some already well known and others who deserve to be. Designed to correspond to grades 4–6 social studies curriculums across Canada, these full-colour graphic novels could be used in literature […]

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Powwow Counting In Cree, Some Images

Powwow Counting in Cree book launch highlights My grandmother speaks Cree, but never taught her grandchildren. In high school, instead of taking Native Studies, I took a Cree language class and learned to speak it very well. Years went by, I moved away, went to University, and eventually realized I had lost the language. In […]

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Celebrating the Anniversary Edition

Join P&M Press, author Beatrice Mosionier, and author David Alexander Robertson for a book chat celebrating the anniversary edition of Spirit of the White Bison with host David McLeod Date: Sunday, October 6, 2013 Time: 1 pm to 3 pm Place: Neechi Commons, 865 Main St., Winnipeg, Manitoba Also featuring the upcoming Tales from Big […]

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Manitoba Book Awards

7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga is included on the shortlist for the Manitoba Book Awards, 2013 P&M Press is pleased to announce that 7 Generations was nominated for Best Illustrated Book of the Year and McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award – Older Category. The shortlists and recipients are selected by a variety […]

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Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story

Sugar Falls Approved for Saskatchewan Classrooms We are pleased to announce that the graphic novel, Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story, is listed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education as an approved resource for English Language Arts. Congratulations to author David Alexander Robertson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson. Click on the book cover and buy […]

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Join Author David Alexander Robertson

Night Before SAGE Pre-Conference Event Manitoba authors David Robertson, Dave Williamson, and Edith Friesen will be sharing their insights and reading from their work. Award Presentations and readings will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. RSVP by email to Linda Ferguson at [email protected] Location: McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Shopping Centre, Winnipeg Time: […]

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David Alexander Robertson at SAGE 2012

Graphic Education: Using the Graphic Novel in the Classroom Presented by David Alexander Robertson at the Manitoba Association of Teachers of English and Canadian Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Joint SAGE Conference Expanding Voice and Vision Graphic novels are a great tool for motivating students to read. With many students already familiar with […]

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The Case for Using Book Trailers in the Classroom

5 Getting Started Tips for Using Book Trailers in Your Classroom Book trailers are increasingly used in today’s multimedia classrooms. Book trailers are a great way to inspire students and engage reluctant readers. Similar to the purpose of a movie preview, a book trailer can activate interest in reading a book. As an example, watch […]

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7 Generations in Vivid Colour

The 7 Generations Special Edition is Coming Soon! The 7 Generations series is available in one book, and the illustrations are in vivid colour. This colourized edition includes the graphic novels Stone, Scars, Ends/Begins, and The Pact. Watch the book trailer featuring this special edition.

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P&M Press Author at Saskatchewan Reading Conference

43rd Annual Saskatchewan Reading Conference March 29–30, 2012 David Alexander Robertson will be speaking at the Annual Saskatchewan Reading Conference. David will take an in-depth look at how the graphic novel can be used in the classroom and why it is such an excellent tool for educators. He will also discuss why the graphic novel […]

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