The First Day A Story of Courage By Katherena VermetteIllustrated by Irene Kuziw Categories: Children's Fiction, Values & Virtues, School & Education, Indigenous, Boys & Men Series: The Seven Teachings Stories Imprint: HighWater Press Interest Age: 3–5 Grade: k–2 Reading Level: Lexile® Framework for Reading: 500L Show edition details Paperback : 9781553795216, 24 pages, November 2014 Ebook (PDF) : 9781553798224, 24 pages, January 2019 Ebook (EPUB) : 9781553798231, 24 pages, October 2018 Ebook (Mobi) : 9781553798248, 24 pages, January 2019 Paperback $9.95 Ebook (PDF) $8.99 Ebook (EPUB) $8.99 Ebook (Mobi) $8.99 The Seven Teachings Stories Bundle $62.68 iShow details Amik Loves School (Paperback) , Kode's Quest(ion) (Paperback) , Misaabe's Stories (Paperback) , Singing Sisters (Paperback) , The First Day (Paperback) , The Just Right Gift (Paperback) , What is Truth, Betsy? (Paperback) Read Excerpt Share: Description Makwa has to go to a new school . .. and he doesn't want to go. How will he face his first day? The Seven Teaching of the Anishinaabe -- love, wisdom, humility, courage, respect, honesty, and truth -- are revealed in these seven stories for children. Set in an urban landscape with Indigenous children as the central characters, these stories about home and family will look familiar to all young readers.