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Ciel In All Directions

by Sophie Labelle, translated by Andrea Zanin
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: lgbt, friendship, love & romance

Ciel may have settled into high school with their best friend Stephie and new buddy Liam, but life is anything but ordinary for this non-binary trans kid! Between an important science project for school and their ever more popular YouTube channel, Ciel and their friends find themselves involved in a campaign to represent the LGBT Alliance. Life is …

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Kiss by Kiss / ocêhtowina

A Counting Book for Families

by Richard Van Camp, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins, read by Dolores Greyeyes Sand, edited by Cree Literacy Network
edition: Audiobook
also available: Hardcover eBook eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: counting & numbers, love & romance, parents

One kiss, two kiss, three kiss, four! So many kisses and so many more. From bestselling author Richard Van Camp comes a delightful counting book that honors families and can be used to praise your little ones as they learn to count. Ten kisses from your sweet baby might not be enough to get you through this adorable book, so you'll just have to re …

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My Heart Beats

by Rina Singh
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: emotions & feelings, love & romance, poetry (see also stories in verse), sounds

No matter what language we speak, no matter where we live in the world, our hearts beat with the same rhythm. We may hear and say the sounds differently—doki doki in Japanese, tu tump tu tump in Italian, dugeun dugeun in Korean, dhak dhak in Urdu, boum boum in French and thump thump in English—but when our hearts beat, all the sounds mean the s …

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L'étoile dans la pomme

by Marie-France Comeau, illustrated by Gilles Cormier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: love & romance, emotions & feelings, poetry (see also stories in verse), prejudice & racism

Up on a tree, on a fertile land, a yellow apple grows amongst hundreds of red apples, who are all very surprised to see a stranger within their branches. This bestseller by Marie-France Comeau and Gilles Cormier is making a come-back, in a delightful and scintillating new presentation!

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Ciel

by Sophie Labelle, translated by David Homel
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: friendship, love & romance, lgbt

Ciel is excited to start high school. A gender non-conforming trans kid, Ciel has a YouTube channel and dreams of getting a better camera to really make their mark. Ciel can always rely on their best friend, Stephie, a trans girl who also happens to be a huge nerd. But their friendship begins to feel distant when Stephie makes it clear she wants th …

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The Penguin and the Pea

illustrated by Janet Perlman, narrator Bob Olivier
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, love & romance, classics, clothing & dress, adaptations, humorous stories

When a lonely Penguin Prince meets the Penguin Princess of his dreams, he asks for her fin in marriage. But can she pass the pea test and prove that she is a real princess?

Janet Perlman, an award-winning animator, creates a colorful cartoon kingdom of penguin characters that are expressive and charming. This retelling of the classic tale is guarant …

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Us

by Frank Boylan, illustrated by Mary Manning
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: bedtime & dreams, love & romance

The story of Us is one full of hugging, laughing, dancing, and most of all love. This endearing bedtime story reminds us that love shines through all the things we do each and every day and no matter the distance between us, we carry that love with us in the memories of our special moments together. 

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