Yearly Archives: 2012

Upcoming Event Features Manitowapow

Join us for a reading of Manitowpow, a finalist for On The Same Page. Thursday, September 13 7:00 pm McNally Robinson Winnipeg, MB Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, editor, will be on hand to read selections from Manitowapow. Please visit www.mcnallyrobinson.com for more information. Please visit www.onthesamepage.ca to place your vote.

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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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Teaching to Diversity

Celebrating author Dr. Jennifer Katz In honour of Teaching to Diversity: The Three-Block Model of Universal Design for Learning, P&M Press held a small celebration. We would like to extend our congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Katz and a thank you to all that attended.

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New For All Teachers Teaching to Diversity

Three-Blocks: A Proven Model for Teaching to Diversity From the book: Teaching to Diversity: The Three-Block Model of Universal Design for Learning by Jennifer Katz Foreword by Faye Brownlie In her book Teaching to Diversity, Jennifer Katz synthesizes the research, and 16 years experience of teaching in inclusive classrooms and schools, to provide answers to […]

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Author Niigaanwewidam’s Family Story

Celebrating National Aboriginal Day CBC Manitoba Scene features P&M Press author Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair. During a previous Manitoba Scene event, Niigaanwewidam related a moving personal story about potato salad, his family ties and his Ojibway heritage. Watch as Niigaanwewidam shares his moving story in the following CBC video. Video Posted by Kim Wheeler, SCENE Producer […]

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5 Bridges to Successful Student Transition

From the new P&M Press title Successful Student Transition by Ruth Sutton A student’s learning life has many “transitions”: from home to school, from grade level to grade level, from one stage to the next. None of these is more problematic or impacts more on student learning and school achievement than the transition from elementary […]

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A Great Book Review for Manitowapow

Manitowapow changes how we look at First Nations history according to a book review found in the spring issue of GrassRoots News. The review by Don Marks begins It isn’t often that a book review makes the front page of a newspaper but the release of Manitowapow means much more than the addition of another […]

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High Praise for Manitowapow

Teacher Starleigh Grass includes a review of Manitowapow in her blog, Twinkles Happy Place. She writes, The publishers recommend it for grades 11–post-secondary but, I could see a lot of uses for excerpts of it in earlier years. Highlights for me included Emma LaRocque’s poetry, particularly her poem on being Indigenous in academia and a […]

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Manitowapow A Bestseller

Winnipeg Bestsellers Manitowapow reaches bestseller status at McNally Robinson Bookseller at number five in the paperback fiction category. Congratulations to the authors and editors Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou. McNally_Best_Manit_Apr2012

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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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