Gidjie and the Wolves - Grades : 6 - 8
2020 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards Gold Medal winner Gidjie and the Wolves stars Gidjie, an Anishinaabe girl who lives near the shore of Lake Superior. Her best friend is an opossum. Her grandmother is an expert baker, traveling animal medic, and part-time bird. When Gidjie receives an invitation from a dancing fox to set off on an adventure and find the whereabouts of the fox’s kits, she soon realizes it’s not just the kits that are in danger; her aunt is also missing. Can Gidjie work together with new friends to bring everyone home safe?“Gidjie and the Wolves” is the first book in the Intermediaries, a middle grade series and is full of illustrations by Anishinaabe Own Voices author Tashia Hart.