Hannah and the Spindle Whorl, Carol Anne Shaw's debut YA novel, is a compelling blend of educational young adult literature and Canadian folklore. Almost instantly, it reminded me of one of my favourite childhood books, 'The Golden Pine Cone' by Catherine Anthony Clark.
When twelve-year-old Hannah uncovers an ancient Salish spindle whorl hidden in a cave near her home in Cowichan Bay, she is transported back to a village called Tl'ulpalus, in a time before Europeans had settled in the area. Through the agency of a trickster raven, Hannah befriends Yisella, a young Salish girl, and is welcomed into village life. Here she discovers that the spindle whorl is the.
Hannah and the Salish Sea is a little slow to start, and it is difficult to get used to the alternating narrators, especially for the first few chapters where the two girls are unconnected. It was a risky decision to write a sequel which adds an extra narrator, but, in this case, it really opens up the scope.Hannah and the Salish Sea is the sequel to the popular youth novel, Hannah and the Spindle Whorl (Ronsdale Press, 2010). It begins with Hannah preparing for summer holidays in Cowichan Bay, a small coastal village on Vancouver Island where she lives on a houseboat with her widower father.After Hannah and Max make a grisly discovery in the woods, they know they must take action. When Izzy agrees to join them on a midnight kayak trip, the three discover the poachers on the Orca 1, and they are soon in a fight for their own lives and the lives of the animals being hunted for their parts.
Cutaneous spindle cell squamous cell carcinoma (SpSCC) is a rare and often aggressive subtype of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), which usually appears in sun-exposed areas, in areas that have.Read More
Along with the workbox, antler spindle whorl and amethyst beads (discussed above), the bag in Grave 2 contained a number of other items, as is typical. In this case, the collection also comprised a copper-alloy Hod Hill brooch, dating to the mid-first century ad, two iron hobnails (presumably also of Roman date) and some iron ring and nail fragments.Read More
The story of Hannah and the Spindle Whorl created a perfect backdrop for our beautiful art projects. The value of sharing our knowledge with each other is a powerful message. Huy tseep q’u! Ms. Daniela Abasi from the Faculty of Applied Science put together a great workshop and along with Mr. Steven Price, the students constructed and battled.Read More
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This chapter discusses the composition and structure of giant chromosomes. Recent advances in chromosome chemistry, the salivary gland-type chromosome, the lampbrush chromosome, and a comparison of both types and their relation to nuclear function are also discussed.Read More
Welcome to the Teachers' Book Bank! This database of Canadian historical fiction and non-fiction books is brought to you by the Canadian Children's Book Centre with Historica Canada, and funded by the Government of Canada.These titles may be used by teachers to introduce topics and themes more in Canadian history and by students carrying out research projects.Read More
This doctoral dissertation represents a qualitative inquiry into the lived experiences and practices of seven faculty and student alumni, the author included, within an accredited Women’s Spirituality Master of Arts (WSMA) degree program, located in the San Francisco Bay area. This graduate course of study originates from the grassroots North American women’s movement, and prepares women.Read More
Settlement and Landscape Archaeology: Social Organization and Political Boundaries on the Ancient Maya Series Title: Research reports in Belizean archaeology Creator: John Morris Melissa Badillo Sylvia Betty George Thompson Publisher: University Press of Florida Institute of Archaeology National Institute of Culture and History Publication Date.Read More
The ten stamens here, as in the last suborder, though arranged in a single whorl, arise in two series, the five opposite the sepals arising first. The carpel is sometimes stalked and often surrounded at the base by a honey-secreting disk; the style is terminal and in the zygomorphic flowers is often curved and somewhat flattened with a definite back and front.Read More