From the Roots Up


Surviving the City series
by Tasha Spillett-Sumner | illustrated by Natasha Donovan

Grade: for grades 8–12
SKU: 978-1-55379-898-9 Categories: , ,
This item will be released on October 27, 2020.

$19.95

Format:
  • Softcover

Dez and Miikwan’s stories continue in this sequel to Surviving the City.

Dez’s grandmother has passed away. Grieving, and with nowhere else to go, she’s living in a group home. On top of everything else, Dez is navigating a new relationship and coming into her identity as a Two-Spirit person.

Miikwan is crushing on the school’s new kid Riel, but doesn’t really understand what Dez is going through. Will she learn how to be a supportive ally to her best friend?

Elder Linda is doing her best to be supportive, but she doesn’t know how to respond when the gendered protocols she’s grown up with that are being thrown into question.

Will Dez be comfortable expressing her full identity? And will her community relearn the teachings and overcome prejudice to celebrate her for who she is?

From the Roots Up is one book in The Debwe Series.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “From the Roots Up”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent

Tweets

  • I Will See You Again: A Conversation with Lisa...

    Lisa Boivin is a member of the Deninu Kue First Nation, an interdisciplinary artist, and a PhD student at the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine.  While her artistic focus is primarily to use art […]

AUDIO BOOKS

From Our Blog
RSS Feed Widget

×