by Michelle Renner (1st+)
A young Athabascan girl watches every year for the salmon to return while her family prepares for them. They will catch, prepare, and store the fish for winter. One day when the fish return, the young girl wishes to get a better look. Leaning closer she falls in with the king salmon and becomes one. While living as a fish she learns secrets from the fish that will keep them coming back. These she shares with her family when she returns.