Tag Archives: 7 Generations

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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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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Sugar Falls Recommended for your Classroom

Ideas for Presenting Difficult Content Starleigh Grass writes in her blog, Twinkle’s Happy Place, that Sugar Falls …does an excellent job of handing difficult material. It’s important for youth to understand the struggles that Aboriginal people have faced in order to survive and to read survival stories. This is based on a true story and […]

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7 Generations Connects Past and Present

7 Generations series is an ambitious and fearless undertaking according to Girl to the Rescue, a literary blog that reviews mostly young adult literature, children’s books, graphic novels, and fantasy. In this blog, the writer points out that the splicing of the past with the present is the most effective part of the series, where […]

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Local Illustrator Attending ComicCon 2011

Find P&M Press Illustrator Scott B. Henderson in the Artist Alley The Comic Con Artist Alley displays works of talented local, national, and international artists, illustrators, writers, and creative people. Scott B. Henderson will be showcasing his work for P&M Press including the 7 Generations series and the upcoming Sugar Falls. You will find Scott […]

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Opening Night at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival

Join David Alexander Robertson at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival In September each year, Winnipeg welcomes writers from Canada and around the world for a week of readings, lectures, interviews, conversations, book launches, and other events. Opening Night presents commissioned work by five of Manitoba’s finest writers who have make a mark on the local […]

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David Robertson’s Book Talk

Join David Alexander Robertson at Poor Michael’s Bookshop If you happen to be in the area or are heading to Riding Mountain National Park, stop in at Poor Michael’s Bookshop Art & Cafe to meet author David Alexander Robertson. On Monday, August 15, David will share the tragic story of Edwin, the main character in […]

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7 Generations Teaches Aboriginal History

Shedding Light on Aboriginal Issues Brittany Leborgne writes in the journal, The Eastern Door, that the … 7 Generations graphic novel series by Cree writer David Alexander Robertson has come to an end, but their effectiveness in educating Canadians and First Nations on their history is something he hopes never will. The series, which includes […]

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