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When The Stars Came Home


Grades PS-3


When Ojiig and his family move from the country into the city, he feels homesick and lost without his comforting blanket of stars overhead each night. His family’s efforts to alleviate his discomfort, including star stickers on his bedroom ceiling and a star night light don’t help. But when he begins helping his grandmother with a star quilt that contains stories of their ancestral peoples, Ojiig finally feels connected to his former home.

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