Uummatinnit ilinnut

little book with advise about life by Piitannguaq Alaufesen

Piitannguaq Alaufesen has already helped a lot of people on his Facebook-wall with comments, encouragements and reflections about life. In this book he has gathered some old and new advice with illustrations by Martin Brandt Hansen.

Aqipi – The Tiny Spirit Helper

illustrated children’s book by Naja Rosing-Asvid

Aqipi is the spirit helper of a Greenlandic shaman. He is sent a couple of days into the future to do a weather forecast for the upcoming hunt. Aqipi plays with a raven that sends him spinning into the future, where he wakes up at a modern museum of Greenlandic history and culture.

Inuusuttut – nunatsinni nunarsuarmilu/Ung i Grønland – ung i verden

short story collection from new young, Greenlandic writers

A collection of 10 short stories about what it is like being young in Greenland – as well as in the world. Most of them reflects a Greenlandic realism and social criticism. Others are more literary adventurous. All of them express a new generation and new tendencies in Greenlandic literature.

Avalanneq

novel by Cecilia-Karla Olsen

Celina is sent to Denmark to go to school for a year. Here she is sexually abused by her foster father, which scars her for life. When we meet her, she is 30 and in a life crisis. She has a hard time foreseeing the consequences of her choices.

Anaana ataatalu aalakooraangata

therapeutic children’s book by Amalia Lynge Pedersen, illustrated by Christian Fleischer Rex

Malik and Ulorna’s parents drink too much with great consequence to Malik and Ulorna who become socially isolated.

Suluup aataava toqummat

therapeutic children’s book by Amalia Lynge Pedersen, illustrated by Christian Fleischer Rex

Suluuk’s grandfather dies. The family mourns, but how to talk about it?

Anaana qasusoorpoq

therapeutic children’s book by Amalia Lynge Pedersen, illustrated by Christian Fleischer Rex

Juulut and Nivi’s mother is mentally ill. How to react as a child? What is real and what is not? And who to talk to?

Anaana ataatalu annersaagaangata

therapeutic children’s book by Amalia Lynge Pedersen, illustrated by Christian Fleischer Rex

Naja and Qulutannguaqs mom and dad argue often and loud – and sometimes they even hit each other. One day it goes to far and they temporarily move to a crisis center with their mother.

Qilaap putua

graphic novel by Lilian Brøgger and Dorte Futtrup. Translated into Greenlandic by Juana Petrussen

Inspired by an old Greenlandic legend about a woman who visits the land of the dead, after her two sons die at sea. Her sorrows are hurting them in death, so she returns to life rescuing a man on the way.

Ivalo & Minik

illustrated children’s book by Naja Rosing-Asvid

Ivalo and Minik are twins. They play together everywhere – in the kitchen, the living room, the garden and all over. In the colorful illustrations you can see, count and point to all the things Ivalo and Minik are playing with, as well as learn the words in Danish and Greenlandic.

Nasaq teqqialik piginnaanilik

a children’s book by Kathrine Rosing and Nina Spore Kreutzmann

The story is about the Greenlandic boy Manu and the Chinese boy Miu who dream about each other. Their dreams get more realistic after Manu finds a cap, that Miu has lost in a river in China. At one point they realize that they might not just be dreaming – maybe the cap is magic….

Erinarsuutikka

a songbook with Greenlandic songs for children. Edited by Tupaarnaq Rosing Olsen. Music scores by Jim Milne and illustrations by Ivalu Risager

More than 100 songs for children are gathered in this songbook that includes all the favorites. The songs are divided into five categories, guarantying a song for each occasion.

Mukutu allallu

a creative storybook for small children by Naussúnguaq Lyberth. Illustrated by Paarma Olsvig Brandt and Sebastian Reiding

This book is suitable for reading aloud to children aged 2-3 years. It is a innovative concept that allows the children to look at the pictures while the story is being read aloud. The book contains 10 short stories and a suggestion of activities to do with the children, connecting to the stories.

Life at the Edge/Et liv på kanten/Inuunerup killingani

photo book by Carsten Egevang

Carsten Egevang has made a spectacular tribute to the East Coast of Greenland by portraying the ‘life at the edge’ honest and close up. The black and white photographs of humans, animals and nature are both raw and beautiful at the same time.

Naleqqusseruttortut

novel by Juaaka Lyberth

Paul Erik returns to Nuuk to attend high school after spending the summer in his hometown Uummannaq. But the school systems are Danish – and not adapted to the life and circumstances in Greenland… The story takes place in 1969 and we get an insight into a significant period of the Greenlandic history as well as a generation influenced by world music and fashion. Nominated for the Nordic Councils Literature Award in 2014.

Fanta allallu

a creative storybook for children by Naussúnguaq Lyberth. Illustrated by Paarma Olsvig Brandt and Sebastian Reiding

This book is suitable for reading aloud to children aged 3-6 years. It is a innovative concept that allows the children to look at the pictures while the story is being read aloud.

Kalaaleq nunarsuarmiorlu

a creative storybook for children by Naussúnguaq Lyberth. Illustrated by Paarma Olsvig Brandt and Sebastian Reiding

This book is suitable for reading aloud to children aged 3-6 years. It is a innovative concept that allows the children to look at the pictures while the story is being read aloud.