Chickadee by Louise Erdrich
Genre: Children’s Fiction
Pages: 208 Hardback/Paperback
Date Published: August 21st, 2012
Publisher: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Children’s
Twin brothers Chickadee and Makoons have spent their lives side by side, doing everything together since the day they were born. But when the unthinkable happens and the brothers are separated, Chickadee and his family set off on a harrowing quest to reunite. Along the way they will travel though new territories, forge unlikely friendships, and experience both unexpected moments of unbearable heartache as well as pure happiness.
Launching a new arc in the celebrated Birchbark House series, Chickadee follows the adventures of the next generation in an Ojibwe family’s journey through on hundred years in America.
Louise Erdrich is the author of thirteen novels, several volumes of poetry, short stories, children’s books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel Love Medicine won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and The Plague of Doves was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She lives in Minnesota and is the owner of Birchbark Books, an independent bookstore.