Annie and Uqi Play Out

This book is part of the Tamatta Pijunnautiqaqtugut Reading Series, developed by the Representative for Children and Youth’s Office. The Tamatta Pijunnautiqatugut Reading Series was developed to support the reading level guidelines outlined in the Department of Education’s reading program, Uqalimaariuqsaniq. Uqalimaariuqsaniq is a sequential and progressive Inuktut reading program that supports students in their development as readers.

The Tamatta Pijunnautiqatugut Reading Series is a unique, Nunavut-developed literacy initiative that incorporates information about child and youth rights into a culturally appropriate reading program. This series aims to increase the reader’s self-awareness, encourage healthy coping strategies, promote positive relationships, demonstrate the importance of effective communication, and support the development of self-advocacy skills among young Nunavummiut.