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Go Show the World by Wab Kinew
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Sep 11, 2018 | ISBN 9780735262928

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One of New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids 2018
One of Canadian Children’s Book Centre‘s Best Book Covers of 2018
One of Montreal Gazette’s Best Books to Give Kids for the Holidays
One of The Colours of Us’ 50 Best Multicultural Books

PRAISE FOR Go Show the World:

“This book is inspiring for all children in showing us how these heroes have triumphed over adversity, and is highly recommended to have at home and in the library.” —Highly Recommended, Canadian Children’s Book News

“It is a call to action and a message of hope for the Indigenous community, as well as a lesson to all readers of the valuable contributions made by American and Canadian Indigenous peoples. . . . This book is highly recommended for personal, school and private libraries.” —Highly Recommended, Resource Links

“Kinew quashes stereotypes and provides readers with both historical and contemporary examples of diverse American and Canadian Indigenous leaders. . . . Go Show the World, a powerful and uplifting book, belongs in every school library.” —CM Magazine

“The book’s message, repeated throughout, still resonates.” —Booklist

“A beautiful celebration of Indigenous excellence.” —Kirkus Reviews

“The reverberation of the central theme—you matter—and the gorgeous illustrations will resonate with readers” —School Library Connection

“Kinew . . .  underlines the key idea that “we are people who matter./Yes, it’s true./ Now let’s show the world what people who matter can do.”” —Publishers Weekly

“This is a forever book; one that the child can grow with from the youngest age[.]”–Windspeaker

“[H]ighlights true stories relevant to Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth, showing examples of strength and resilience, overcoming adversity, pride, and success to inspire children of all backgrounds.” Teacher Librarian


Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards WINNER 2019

Silver Birch Prize NOMINEE 2020

Governor General’s Literary Awards – Children’s Literature – Illustration FINALIST 2018

Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction SHORTLIST 2019

OLA Best Bets for Children’s Fiction AWARD 2019

Rocky Mountain Book Award SHORTLIST 2020

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