Snow Tunnel Sisters – Leah Dorion

Snow Tunnel Sisters is the story of two sisters and their time together in the winter.  The story told with the express purpose of showing the experiences of a loving Metis family and in particular the two sisters as they play in the snow.  The story could have used some rewriting for added tension and more expressive language.   The illustrations are warm and inviting.  As with Snow, this story has been told with more finesse elsewhere.  However the story may prove useful for depicting loving relationships within Aboriginal or Metis families.  I wonder if this is accomplished more powerfully in stories such as Andrea Spalding’s.

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