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Very Last First Time #2020

Very Last First Time Eva Padlyat lived in an Inuit village on Ungava Vat in northern Canada In winter when people wanted mussels to eat they searched along the bottom of the seabed Eva had often walked on the bottom he

  • Title: Very Last First Time
  • Author: Jan Andrews Ian Wallace
  • ISBN: 9780888990433
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Very Last First Time By Jan Andrews Ian Wallace, Eva Padlyat lived in an Inuit village on Ungava Vat in northern Canada In winter, when people wanted mussels to eat, they searched along the bottom of the seabed Eva had often walked on the bottom, helping her mother, but today for the very first time she was to go down below the thick sea ice herself Her mother went with her to the shore and out onto the ice The tEva Padlyat lived in an Inuit village on Ungava Vat in northern Canada In winter, when people wanted mussels to eat, they searched along the bottom of the seabed Eva had often walked on the bottom, helping her mother, but today for the very first time she was to go down below the thick sea ice herself Her mother went with her to the shore and out onto the ice The time was just right The outgoing tide had pulled the seawater away, leaving only the ice above and the rock strewn seabed below Eva lowered herself through a hole in the ice and, by candlelight, had soon gathered a pan full of mussels There was still time to explore, she decided But she stumbled and her candle went out She was alone in the darkness, and the tide had turned When, at the end of her adventure, she is safe with her mother again on top of the ice, she says, that was my very last first time for walking alone on the bottom of the sea.

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    1. Imagine it is the middle of winter Imagine you are with your mother going to find mussels Imagine crawling through a hole in the ice, but instead of landing in icy water, you land on mud The tide is out and your new found ice cave has seaweed for carpet and icicles that hang from the thick ice roof like stalactites in a cave Your mother doesn t come with you as lower yourself into blackness, but she holds a flashlight over the hole like a beacon You have to find mussels and you can t get lost or [...]

    2. This is a wonderful tale about a young girl who goes under the ice for the first time by herself to collect mussels We had never heard of such a thing and for us, the adventure was scary, exciting and mystical The drama of the tale toward the end had us on the edge of our seats, but of course, as this is a children s picture book, the story ends happily The narrative is very engaging and entertaining and the illustrations are wonderful We really enjoyed reading this story together.

    3. Really interesting story about an Inuit girl who gathers mussels on her own for the first time What makes the story really remarkable is that she does this by going under the ice and walking the sea floor when the tide is out The illustrations help to convey this almost otherworldly, magical experience I think it would really fascinate many children.

    4. This story follows the journey of Eva s, who lives with her family on Ungava Bay northeastern Canada As an Inuit, it becomes her role to walk on the bottom of the sea alone in order to collect mussels from a cave under the ice whilst the tide has receded An event, judging by the wonderful and mysterious carvings in the cave, her people have done for centuries During this transition from youth to adult, she finds herself alone in the darkness and yet her ancestors are there with her She must conq [...]

    5. Very Last First Time is an interesting picture book It has beautiful illustrations and tells an amazing true tale Eva Padlyat, an Inuit girl of perhaps nine or ten, lives in a village in Canada without an igloo in sight Her home and kitchen look like yours or mine and so do the sleds and snow mobiles the people use to get around on the winter snow But Eva goes on an exciting adventure, common to most people of her village she climbs beneath the frozen ice to walk on the sea bottom to gather muss [...]

    6. It s books like this that make me so thankful that we are doing Five In A Row This is a book I would not have discovered without FIAR, and it is so rich with learning opportunities Eva experiences Arctic mussel hunting by herself for the first time With the tide out, Eva descends to the ocean floor beneath the Arctic ice, and collects mussels for her family She is brave in the face of danger, and keeps a calm, cool head when she could have panicked The language of the story is filled with rich v [...]

    7. For the first time, a girl goes alone under the ice while the tide it out to gather mussels Once she has filled her bucket, she begins to explore but must hurry back once the tide turns After she returns from under the ice, she tells her mother it was the last time she would go there for the first time A wonderful book about the pride children feel as they begin to take steps towards independence.

    8. Worldview Universally AcceptableSetting Location Ungava Bay, Arctic Time Period CurrentReview An exciting story that will fascinate young and old alike Eva, a young Inuit girl goes to gather clams by herself for the very first time Her mother cuts a hole through the ice and lowers Eva onto the sea bed When the tide goes out a cave is left under the ice Using a flashlight Eva gathers the clams, but she decides to explore when she is finished Fascinated by all that she sees she wanders too far and [...]

    9. My daughter s kindergarten class studied this book as part of the Five in a Row curriculum at school Since she enjoyed the story so much, I had to read it myself Clever title that draws one in with curiosity as to what is a Last first time Good story that compels discussion of events that have first times, and events that we remember the first times for our lives, especially those events that have cultural and traditional significance to us within the larger community and society.My daughter has [...]

    10. The best part of this book is its focus on the Inuit tradition of hunting for mussels under the ice when the tide is out A young girl makes a hole in the ice and walks on the ocean floor minus the ocean water by herself for the first time Predictably, she goes too far and for a moment wonders if she will make her way back, but all ends well Since neither the author nor the illustrator seem to have even visited the people who walk under the ice in real life, I have to wonder about the accuracy Bu [...]

    11. Another wonderful story of independence and exploration The young girl in this book is ready step out from under her mother s wing and use what she has learned A beautiful story Lots to learn about a different way of life We discovered things we had never known by joining Eva on her Very Last First Time

    12. About an Inuit girl who goes looking for mussels at the bottom of the sea which is frozen over but at low tide I had no idea you could do that And for this girl is was her very last first time.

    13. Eva walks on the bottom of the sea She s done it before, but today will be her first time alone Susanna the five year old says it has to have 5 stars I was amazed to learn how Inuit got mussels.

    14. A good picture book about a time in the life of an Inuit child I enjoyed learning about her experience, as I had no idea such practices were part of life for those in Northern Canada I enjoyed the illustrations as well.

    15. I read this many years ago but had forgotten until I read it again now This is a magical book with parts of wonder and even the thrill of fear.

    16. This book has amazingly beautiful illustrations And while the story is fiction the actions, the harvest really happens.

    17. One of the books from Five in a Row, but it is a special favorite of mine If you get a chance, pick it up It s interesting to see how different cultures are in their child raising.

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