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Books by and about people in Canada!


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Summer has arrived -- and so has Koo, Stillwater's haiku-speaking young nephew. And when Stillwater encourages Koo, and his friends Addy, Michael, and Karl to help a grouchy old neighbor in need, their efforts are rewarded in unexpected ways. Zen Ties is a disarming ...
RI Racialized Identities
An Amazon Best Book of 2020! Be curious...Be adventurous...Be brave...BE YOU! Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from ...
After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather. The strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a tentacled creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basement. Em and Navin, desperate...
RR Religion and Religious Identity
Award Winner
Phoebe Gilman's beloved classic celebrates its 20th anniversary!Joseph's grandfather made him a beautiful blanket when he was a baby, but now it's frazzled and worn, and Joseph's mother says it is time to throw it out. Joseph doesn't wa...
Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting...


Award Winners

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ND Neurodivergence MH Mental Health
Shortlisted, Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, Northern Lights 2025
Meet the compelling, charismatic 13-year-old Augustus Constantine, a boy whose mind (and mouth) operate at a different speed than the rest of society. Gus has ADHD, and he’s on medication to help him focus. Misuse of his medication is a recipe for disaster. At the Speed o...
MH Mental Health
Shortlisted, Diamond Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice) 2024
It’s the summer of 2003 and thirteen-year-old amateur astronomer Noah Cooper has just moved to Queensport, a small town with a vast sky full of stars. There he meets Tara Dhillon, a lonely girl and aspiring filmmaker. When the two team up to produce an astronomy movie and en...
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Illustrated By Bill Dickson, By Pat Hancock
Once again, Pat Hancock, trivia collector extraordinaire, has compiled a new selection of amusing, outrageous and completely true facts about Canada. Only this book gives the details on where in Canada you can find a wildlife overpass forbears, or a radio station for w...
Filled with fun facts and spectacular photographs of salmon, Arctic char, dolphins, humpback whales, killer whales, starfish, mussels, oysters, puffins, pelicans, grey seals and sea otters, the book also includes a map of Canada's coasts and more than 40 full-colour photos.
In the tradition of Anne of Green Gables, an unforgettable young girl uses her pluck and wit to deal with life's turmoils.It is the 1920s, and twelve-year-old Emily Pattersen lives in a logging community in northern Ontario — a place where lumber is kin...
By Maxine Trottier, Illustrated By Tony Meers
Meet five outstanding Canadian artists who reveal our country through their magnificent works of art. Learn about the lives of five renowned Canadian artists whose paintings represent Canada, each in a very different style. Loaded with full colour illustrations and photographs, t...
Read the amazing true stories of five pioneers who helped shape our country. Follow Marie-Anne Gaboury as she treks across Canada with her husband. Learn how Louis Hébert became the first habitant as he made his living as a farmer. All the stories will make you appreciate how th...