Not My Girl


Based on the true story of Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, and complemented by evocative illustrations, Not My Girl makes the original, award-winning memoir, A Stranger at Home, accessible to younger children. It is also a sequel to the picture book When I Was Eight.

  • ISBN: 9781554516247
  • Author: Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
  • 36 pages
  • Ages: 6-9


Margaret Pokiak-Fenton wanted to learn to read. She persuaded her father to let her go far away to the residential school and when she came back, her mother didn’t recognize the new girl she had become. This is a poignant story of a determined young girl’s struggle to belong. It will both move and inspire readers everywhere.



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Weight 0.138 kg
Dimensions 22.9 × 22.9 × 0.3 cm
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