WINNER of the (FNCR) First Nations Communities Reads, PMC Indigenous Literature Award 2022/2023, Little Bear in Foster Care, written for preschoolers to Grade three, speaks to the feelings and fears a little one has while lost in the confusing and unfamiliar environment of foster care. It helps guide the child though the process, and lets them know they are not alone.
Moving between homes is difficult for young children who miss their family. While the experience can feel overwhelming, journey with Wolf Pup as he receives care and gifts to support his healing and resilience. This book connects children to emotions and teaches of the peace found in the medicines, ceremony, and community. Our children learn of the importance of their circle of care, who surround them to show them they are important, special, and loved.