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REVIEW The Lost Island 107 å In 1911 Pauline Johnson published Legends of Vancouver a collection of native stories she learned from a tribal chieftain One of these stories appears here in a new edition The Lost Island tells of a long ago time when what is now Vancouver belonged to the Samish people In poetic prose Johnson retells the story of a native healer whoseIn 1911 Pauline Johnson published Legends of Vancouver a collection of native stories she learned from a tribal chieftain One of these stories appears here in a new edition T. This book had beautiful pictures and seemed to be a good retelling of events that have happened in the past However I’m not sure that I would read it in my own classroom If students were to ask uestions about the book I wouldn’t be able to answer them due to my lack of knowledge of the subject There are a few words and topics in the book that I’m unfamiliar with and don’t want to assume what they are That being said if I were able to learn about the book and the topics in it from a reliable source I think it would be great to have in the classroom

E. Pauline Johnson ½ 7 REVIEW

He Lost Island tells of a long ago time when what is now Vancouver belonged to the Samish people In poetic prose Johnson retells the story of a native healer whose visit to a. I know this is a story from a classic collection but I wasn't completely in love with it The story is incredibly interesting I wasn't keen on the writing style but it did what it needed to do The painted illustrations were beautiful the kind you can imagine in a museum but they didn't really bring the story to life I enjoyed this well enough I'm glad I read it I would probably read other stories from the collection but I don't think I would reread this one

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The Lost IslandMysterious island ends in a tragic loss a striking symbol of the arrival of white civilization Acclaimed artist Atanas's shimmering illustrations evoke a world long vanished. One of a collection of West Coast Indigenous legends this one Salish retold in English 100 years ago by a Mohawk woman This story made into a separate book with beautiful full page illustrations A short read but a wonderful story of a man who saw a vision of the coming of the white people and the building of Vancouver