The Birchbark House

Written by Louise Erdrich

The first book in the series about Omakayas and the Ojibwe community from 1847 to modern times. The focus of this book is on the winter, when smallpox typically hits the Obijwe. Omakayas then recognizes her gift of dreams, which enables her to help care for her family and help them survive the disease.

Age Range 9 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
256
Publisher
Hyperion
Grade Level 4th - 7th
ISBN
9780786814541
Lexile 970
Themes