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Jimmy Tames Horses
By (author): Garry Gottfriedson Illustrated by: Mary Longman Edited by: Paul Seesequasis
9780986874031 Paperback, Digest English Juvenile: Age (years) from 5 - 10 JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian Jun 15, 2012
$15.00 CAD
Active 8 x 5 x 0 in Kegedonce Press
Jimmy Tames Horses is a story about a little boy from the city who tries to fit in with his cousins who have always lived on the Kamloops Indian Reserve. Throughout the summer Jimmy works with a colt, overcoming initial fears and eventually becoming a famous horse breaker.

Garry Gottfriedson, from the Secwepemc Nation (Shuswap), was born, raised and lives in Kamloops, BC. He holds a Master of Education from SFU and has studied Creative Writing at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. He currently works as the principal at the Sk’elep School of Excellence in Kamloops, BC. His published works include: 100 Years of Contact (SCES, 1990); In Honour of Our Grandmothers (Theytus, 1994); Glass Tepee (Thistledown, 2002) nominated for First People’s Publishing Award 2004; Painted Pony (Partners in Publishing, 2005); Whiskey Bullets (Ronsdale, 2006), the Anskohk Aboriginal Award Finalist; Skin Like Mine (Ronsdale, 2010), shortlisted for Canadian Author’s Literary Award for Poetry 2011; and Jimmy Tames Horses (Kegedonce, 2012). His works have been anthologized both nationally and internationally. He has read from his work in Canada, the USA, Europe and Asia.

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