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"In this heartbreakingly tender picture book, a young girl and her family become climate refugees as the small island they call home is slowly engulfed by rising sea levels"-- Provided by publisher
Charlie, an Inupiat boy, is excited about the upcoming festival to celebrate a successful whale hunt, but afraid when he thinks this might be the year he takes part in the traditional blanket toss. Includes glossary and notes on Inupiat whaling traditions.
In an Arctic village, the locals welcome spring as the frozen river breaks apart, and a little boy named Kumak brings them together to rescue their supplies, toys, household goods, and, finally, his dogs