Better That Way captures the essence of growing up. This wonderful poem is beautifully illustrated by Sherry Farrell Racette and translated in Île-à-la Crosse or Northern Michif by Margaret Hodgson.
The DVD includes the motion book with an English narration read by Rita Bouvier, and a Michif narration read by Margaret Hodgson. The DVD also includes the option to go through each illustration at your own pace.
PDFs of the story in English and in Michif, with thumbnails of the illustrations to easily follow along with the DVD, are available on The Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture: http://www.metismuseum.ca/browse/index.php/13108. Lesson plans are included in the resource, Bringing Métis Children’s Literature to Life: Teacher Guidebook for GDI Publications available for free download at http://www.metismuseum.ca/resource.php/138.