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Orca Book Publishers

Journey of the Midnight Sun

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Author: Shazia Afzal  

Illustrated by: Aliya Ghare 

Age 3-5

Hardcover

A small northern community is about to get a huge delivery.

This is the true story of the journey of the Midnight Sun Mosque.

In 2010 a Winnipeg-based charity raised funds to build and ship a mosque to Inuvik, one of the most northern towns in Canada’s Arctic. A small but growing Muslim community there had been using a cramped trailer for their services, but there just wasn't enough space. The mosque travelled over 4,000 kilometers on a journey fraught with poor weather, incomplete bridges, narrow roads, low traffic wires and a deadline to get on the last barge heading up the Mackenzie River before the first winter freeze. But it made it just in time and is now one of the most northern mosques in the world.

This beautiful picture book reminds us that the collective dream of fostering a multicultural and tolerant Canada exists and that people of all backgrounds will come together to build bridges and overcome obstacles for the greater good of their neighbors.

Shipping

All Canadian orders are shipped with a tracking number for a flat rate of $15.00.  Orders over $125 will receive free shipping within Canada!

We offer Free local pick up in Carrying Place, ON, or $5 Delivery for orders over $25 in Quinte West and Prince Edward County.  If the $5 fee does not show as an option at check out and you live in this area, please reach out to us at info@kidstories.ca.  We would be happy to work with you to accommodate your shipping needs!

We offer flat rate shipping to the USA for $20.  

Return policy

We have a 15-day return policy, which means you have 15 days after receiving your item to request a return.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it.


To start a return, you can contact us at info@kidstories.ca.

Unfortunately, we do not accept returns on our Discounted Books.  These books have slight imperfections and are sold at a discounted price according to the level of imperfection.  Please get in touch if you have questions or concerns about your specific item.