Western Teachers’ Association operates on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe, and Dakota peoples. WESTTA respects the Treaties that were made on this territory.
WESTTA Guiding Documents
The following books are available to any member! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate your interest.
One woman's story of educating herself following a childhood of isolation from mainstream society in the mountains of Idaho.
Kinew revisits his childhood and connects to his father's traumatic experience in residential school.
The Reason You Walk (2015)
A harrowing memoir of Nadia's Yazidi experience in northern Iraq.
The Last Girl (2017)
The inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with Autism.
The Reason I Jump (2007)
Two historical fiction novels detailing the Soviet occupation of the Baltic States in the 1940s and the terrible genocide that occurred.
Between Shades of Gray (2011) & Salt to the Sea (2016)
Novels set in Afghanistan and Pakistan during the time of the Taliban and the following war. Parvana's story continues in Post-Taliban Afghanistan.
The Breadwinner Trilogy (2009) & My Name is Parvana (2015)
The story of a Vietnamese family who leave a Malaysian refugee camp to find refuge in Québec.