Paquette, Aaron (Cree). Lightfinder. Kegedonce, 2014. Fantasy/young adult fiction.

14. Lightfinder (Paquette)

Publisher’s description: Written & illustrated by Aaron Paquette, Lightfinder is a Young Adult fantasy novel about Aisling, a young Cree woman who sets out into the wilderness with her Kokum (grandmother), Aunty and two young men she barely knows. They have to find and rescue her runaway younger brother, Eric. Along the way she learns that the legends of her people might be real and that she has a growing power of her own. The story follows the paths of Aisling and Eric, siblings unwittingly thrust into a millennia old struggle for the future of life on earth…. Set in the Alberta landscape with references to real-world challenges faced by youth today, Lightfinder has proven to be a hit with young adults and adults alike.

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