Eldon Yellowhorn's Book is a Junior Library Guild (JLG) Gold Selection

March 31, 2023

Eldon Yellowhorn, Professor and Department Chair of Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Department of Indigenous Studies, is receiving accolades and international attention for his new children's book.

Junior Library Guild (JLG) presented a Gold Standard Selection Award to Sky Wolf's Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge by Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger.

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Sky Wolf's Call was published in April 2022 by Annick Press, a Canadian children’s book publisher. Since its publication, Sky Wolf's Call has recieved numerous accolades and recommendations as an essential addition to all libraries.  In February 2023, the Ontario Library Association (OLA) named Sky Wolf's Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge by Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger as one of its top ten Best Bets of 2022 in the category of Junior NonfictionSky Wolf's Call is also attracting critical acclaim internationally: Kirkus Reviews named it as one of its Best Middle-Grade Nature Books of 2022.