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.
ISBN:
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 A. Robertson is an award-winning writer. His books include When We Were Alone (winner Governor General's Literary Award), Will I See? (winner Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award Graphic Novel Category), Betty, The Helen Betty Osborne Story (listed In The Margins), and the YA novel Strangers . David educates as well as entertains through his writings about Indigenous Peoples in Canada, reflecting their cultures, histories, communities, as well as illuminating many contemporary issues. David is a member of Norway House Cree Nation. He lives in Winnipeg.

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 .