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Portage & Main Press publishes a wide range of innovative and practical K–12 educational materials. We build dynamic learning communities by bringing together authors, educators, and students. Founded in 1967 as Peguis Publishers, the company quickly established a reputation for publishing quality educational resources in addition to Aboriginal literature and regional history. Portage & Main Press remains an independently-owned Canadian company.

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    Pemmican Wars (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    48 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $15.00 (USD)
    Now: $14.25  Add to cart

     

    Pemmican Wars (ebook)

    Echo Desjardins, a 13-year-old Métis girl adjusting to a new home and school, is struggling with loneliness while separated from her mother. Then an ordinary day in Mr. Bee's history class turns extraordinary, and Echo's life will never be the same. During Mr. Bee's lecture, Echo finds herself transported to another time and place—a bison hunt on the Saskatchewan prairie—and back again to the present. In the following weeks, Echo slips back and forth in time. She visits a Métis camp, travels the old fur-trade routes, and experiences the perilous and bygone era of the Pemmican Wars. Pemmican Wars is the first graphic novel in a new series, A Girl Called Echo, by Governor General Award–winning writer, and author of Highwater Press' The Seven Teaching Stories, Katherena Vermette.


     
  • The Sockeye Mother (ebook) cover

    The Sockeye Mother (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    32 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $18.00 (USD)
    Now: $17.10  Add to cart

     

    The Sockeye Mother (ebook)

    To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle, it nourishes the very land and forests that the Skeena River runs through and where the Gitxsan make their home. The Sockeye Mother explores how the animals, water, soil, and seasons are all intertwined.


     
  • Nimoshom and His Bus (ebook) cover

    Nimoshom and His Bus (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    32 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $15.00 (USD)
    Now: $14.25  Add to cart

     

    Nimoshom and His Bus (ebook)

    Nimoshom loved to drive the school bus. Every day, on the way to and from school, he had something to say. Sometimes, he told the kids silly stories. Sometimes, he taught the kids a new word in Cree.Nimoshom and His Bus introduces basic Cree words. A glossary is included in the back of the book.


     
  • Strangers (ebook) cover

    Strangers (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    233 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $16.00 (USD)
    Now: $15.20  Add to cart

     

    Strangers (ebook)

    When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and reemerging questions about Cole's role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an unhelpful spirit, a disfigured ghost, and his two oldest friends, Cole tries to figure out his purpose, and unravel the mysteries he left behind a decade ago. Will he find the answers in time to save his community? Strangers is the first novel in The Reckoner series by David Alexander Robertson, award–winning writer, and author of HighWater Press' acclaimed children's book When We Were Alone.


     
  • Creating Pathways for All Learners in the Middle Years (ebook) cover

    Creating Pathways for All Learners in the Middle ...

    Portage and Main Press
    332 Pages, Grades 5 - 8, Staff
    Was: $23.00 (USD)
    Now: $21.85  Add to cart

     

    Creating Pathways for All Learners in the Middle Years (ebook)

    In this third volume of It's All About Thinking, the authors focus their expertise on teaching and learning in the middle years, translating principles into practices and exploring questions such as:•How can we help students develop the competencies they need to become successful learners?•How can we create pathways to deep learning of important concepts?•How can we engage and support diverse learners in inclusive classrooms? Nicole, Linda and Leyton explore these questions and offer classroom examples to help busy teachers develop communities where all students learn. These three experienced educators offer a welcoming and "can-do" approach to the big ideas in middle years education today.


     
  • Collborating to Support All Learners in Mathematics and Science (ebook) cover

    Collborating to Support All Learners in Mathematics and ...

    Portage and Main Press
    312 Pages, Grades 5 - 8, Staff
    Was: $29.00 (USD)
    Now: $27.55  Add to cart

     

    Collborating to Support All Learners in Mathematics and Science (ebook)

    In this second volume of It's All About Thinking, the authors focus their expertise on the disciplines of mathematics and science, translating principles into practices that help other educators with their students.•How can we help students develop the thinking skills they need to become successful learners?•How does this relate to deep learning of important concepts in mathematics and science?•How can we engage and support diverse learners in inclusive classrooms where they develop understanding and thinking skills? In this book, Faye, Leyton and Carole explore these questions and offer classroom examples to help busy teachers develop communities where all students learn. This book is written by three experienced educators who offer a welcoming and "can-do" approach to the big ideas in math and science education today.


     
  • Pemmican Wars (ebook) cover

    Pemmican Wars (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    18 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $15.00 (USD)
    Now: $14.25  Add to cart

     

    Pemmican Wars (ebook)

    Echo Desjardins, a 13-year-old Métis girl adjusting to a new home and school, is struggling with loneliness while separated from her mother. Then an ordinary day in Mr. Bee's history class turns extraordinary, and Echo's life will never be the same. During Mr. Bee's lecture, Echo finds herself transported to another time and place—a bison hunt on the Saskatchewan prairie—and back again to the present. In the following weeks, Echo slips back and forth in time. She visits a Métis camp, travels the old fur-trade routes, and experiences the perilous and bygone era of the Pemmican Wars.Pemmican Wars is the first graphic novel in a new series, A Girl Called Echo, by Governor General Award–winning writer, and author of Highwater Press' The Seven Teaching Stories, Katherena Vermette.


     
  • The Sockeye Mother (ebook) cover

    The Sockeye Mother (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    32 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $18.00 (USD)
    Now: $17.10  Add to cart

     

    The Sockeye Mother (ebook)

    To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle, it nourishes the very land and forests that the Skeena River runs through and where the Gitxsan make their home. The Sockeye Mother explores how the animals, water, soil, and seasons are all intertwined.


     
  • Strangers (ebook) cover

    Strangers (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    233 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $16.00 (USD)
    Now: $15.20  Add to cart

     

    Strangers (ebook)

    When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and reemerging questions about Cole's role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an unhelpful spirit, a disfigured ghost, and his two oldest friends, Cole tries to figure out his purpose, and unravel the mysteries he left behind a decade ago. Will he find the answers in time to save his community? Strangers is the first novel in The Reckoner series by David Alexander Robertson, award–winning writer, and author of HighWater Press' acclaimed children's book When We Were Alone.


     
  • Nimoshom and His Bus (ebook) cover

    Nimoshom and His Bus (ebook)

    Portage and Main Press
    32 Pages, Grades 5 - 12
    Was: $15.00 (USD)
    Now: $14.25  Add to cart

     

    Nimoshom and His Bus (ebook)

    Nimoshom loved to drive the school bus. Every day, on the way to and from school, he had something to say. Sometimes, he told the kids silly stories. Sometimes, he taught the kids a new word in Cree.Nimoshom and His Bus introduces basic Cree words. A glossary is included in the back of the book.


     
  • Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 1) (eBook/ZIP File) cover

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 1) ...

    Portage and Main Press
    40 Pages, Grade 1
    Was: $69.00 (USD)
    Now: $65.55  Add to cart

     

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 1) (eBook/ZIP File)

    Hands-On Interactive include games, virtual experiments, demonstrations, diagrams, and a variety of sensory-based lessons for the entire school year. Each activity is classroom tested, student friendly, pedagogically sound, and engaging for students. Student can work independently, in small groups, or as a whole class on science concepts that are introduced, reinforced, or extended in this highly relevant and engaging learning format.


     
  • Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 2) (eBook/ZIP File) cover

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 2) ...

    Portage and Main Press
    40 Pages, Grade 2
    Was: $69.00 (USD)
    Now: $65.55  Add to cart

     

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 2) (eBook/ZIP File)

    Hands-On Interactive include games, virtual experiments, demonstrations, diagrams, and a variety of sensory-based lessons for the entire school year. Each activity is classroom tested, student friendly, pedagogically sound, and engaging for students. Student can work independently, in small groups, or as a whole class on science concepts that are introduced, reinforced, or extended in this highly relevant and engaging learning format.


     
  • Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 3) (eBook/ZIP File) cover

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 3) ...

    Portage and Main Press
    40 Pages, Grade 3
    Was: $69.00 (USD)
    Now: $65.55  Add to cart

     

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 3) (eBook/ZIP File)

    Hands-On Interactive include games, virtual experiments, demonstrations, diagrams, and a variety of sensory-based lessons for the entire school year. Each activity is classroom tested, student friendly, pedagogically sound, and engaging for students. Student can work independently, in small groups, or as a whole class on science concepts that are introduced, reinforced, or extended in this highly relevant and engaging learning format.


     
  • Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 4) (eBook/ZIP File) cover

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 4) ...

    Portage and Main Press
    40 Pages, Grade 4
    Was: $69.00 (USD)
    Now: $65.55  Add to cart

     

    Hands-On Interactive for Science and Technology (Grade 4) (eBook/ZIP File)

    Hands-On Interactive include games, virtual experiments, demonstrations, diagrams, and a variety of sensory-based lessons for the entire school year. Each activity is classroom tested, student friendly, pedagogically sound, and engaging for students. Student can work independently, in small groups, or as a whole class on science concepts that are introduced, reinforced, or extended in this highly relevant and engaging learning format.


     
  • 7 Generations: Stone (Grades 9-12) (eBook) cover

    7 Generations: Stone (Grades 9-12) (eBook)

    Portage and Main Press
    32 Pages, Grades 9 - 12
    Was: $9.70 (USD)
    Now: $9.21  Add to cart

     

    7 Generations: Stone (Grades 9-12) (eBook)

    Stone introduces Edwin, a young man who must discover his family's past if he is to have any future. Edwin learns of his ancestor Stone, a young Plains Cree man, who came of age in the early 19th century. Following a vision quest, Stone aspires to be like his older brother, Bear, a member of the Warrior Society. But when Bear is tragically killed during a Blackfoot raid, Stone, the best shot and rider in his encampment, must overcome his grief and avenge his brother's death. Only then can he begin a new life with his bride, Nahoway. It is Stone's story that drives Edwin to embark on his own quest


     
  • 7 Generations: Scars (Grades 9-12) (eBook) cover

    7 Generations: Scars (Grades 9-12) (eBook)

    Portage and Main Press
    32 Pages, Grades 9 - 12
    Was: $9.70 (USD)
    Now: $9.21  Add to cart

     

    7 Generations: Scars (Grades 9-12) (eBook)

    Scars introduce White Cloud, a young Plains Cree boy, in the year 1870, when the last great smallpox epidemic swept through the prairies. After witnessing, one by one, the death of his entire family from the illness, he summons the strength to journey on to find a new home and deliver himself from the terrible disease. But will he make it? Scars follows White Cloud and the people he encounters, as he struggles to survive against impossible odds. The book also reconnects readers to Edwin, a lost young man on his own quest who was introduced in book 1, Stone. By learning about the bravery and perseverance of his ancestor White Cloud, Edwin summons his own courage and travels to confront the main source of his despair: the father he barely knows.