Cover image for Will I see / David Alexander Robertson ; G.M.B. Chomichuk, illustrator.
Title:
Will I see / David Alexander Robertson ; G.M.B. Chomichuk, illustrator.
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9781553796749
Publication Information:
Winnipeg, Manitoba : HighWater Press, [2016]

©2016
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1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm
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"May, a young teenage girl, traverses the city streets, finding keepsakes in different places along her journey. When May and her kookum make these keepsakes into a necklace, it opens a world of danger and fantasy. While May fights against a terrible reality, she learns that there is strength in the spirit of those that have passed. But will that strength be able to save her? A story of tragedy and beauty, Will I See illuminates the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Based on the story by Iskwé and Erin Leslie."-- Provided by publisher.
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May, a young teenage girl, traverses the city streets, finding keepsakes in different places along her journey. When May and her kookum make these keepsakes into a necklace, it opens a world of danger and fantasy. While May fights against a terrible reality, she learns that there is strength in the spirit of those that who have passed. But will that strength be able to save her? A story of tragedy and beauty, Will I See? illuminates the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women.


Author Notes

David Alexander Robertson is an award-winning graphic novelist and writer who has long been an advocate for educating youth on Indigenous history and contemporary issues. He has written several graphic novels, including the bestselling 7 Generations series and Sugar Falls . His first novel, The Evolution of Alice , was winner of On the Same Page (2016). David lives in Winnipeg with his wife and five children, where he works in the field of Indigenous education.

GMB Chomichuk is the writer and illustrator of wonderfully strange books for adults like The Imagination Manifesto , Infinitum and Midnight City . For more information, visit comicalchemy.blogspot.ca .


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