Heartdrum Jo Jo Makoons: Snow Day Heartdrum Jo Jo Makoons: Snow Day
Heartdrum Jo Jo Makoons: Snow Day Heartdrum Jo Jo Makoons: Snow Day

Jo Jo Makoons: Snow Day

By Dawn Quigley


Publication Date: September 19, 2023

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Ages 6 to 10, Grades 1 to 5

In this third book in the acclaimed chapter book series written by author Dawn Quigley (Ojibwe) and illustrated by artist Tara Audibert (Wolastoqey), Jo Jo helps her family and friends and fosters a sense of community by organizing a community-wide winter Olympics.

Oh, snow day, snow day, what a very fun no-school day!Jo Jo Makoons has noticed that the family members she loves most—Mama, Kokum, and even her cat, Mimi—all have their own ways of being healthy. So when Teacher says that their class will be learning about healthy habits, Jo Jo is ready to be neighborly by helping everyone around her be healthy too.After a snowstorm shuts down her Ojibwe reservation, Jo Jo uses her big imagination and big personality to help both Elders and classmates alike. Because after all, being healthy means being together!With her signature heart and hilarity, in this third book in her chapter book series, Jo Jo Makoons shows care for her Ojibwe community as only this vibrant young girl can. The first book in this acclaimed chapter book series was an American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book; a best book of the year from Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, American Indians in Children's Literature, and the Chicago Public Library; a Charlotte Huck Award Honor Book; and a Cooperative Children's Book Center CCBC Choices selection.This title is published under the Heartdrum imprint, which is dedicated to publishing books by contemporary Indigenous authors and illustrators.

About the Author

Dawn Quigley is a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe. Her Jo Jo Makoons: The Used-to-Be Best Friend was named an American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book. She lives in Minneapolis.Tara Audibert is a multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, cartoonist, animator, and podcaster. She owns and runs Moxy Fox Studio where she creates her award-winning works, including the animated short film The Importance of Dreaming, comics This Place: 150 Years Retold and Lost Innocence, and “Nitap: Legends of the First Nations” an animated storytelling app. She is of Wolastoqey/French heritage and resides in Sunny Corner, New Brunswick, Canada. You can find her online at www.moxyfox.ca.

Format: Paperback

Length: 96 pages

Publisher: Heartdrum

Publication Date: September 19, 2023

ISBN: 9780063015449

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