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Notable Mice of CanLit

  • Age: 0 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: Mouse, mice, rodents, kidlit
Admit it: there is a mouse book out there that has touched your soul. No? Fear not, one of these books will fill the void.

Wordless Picture Books

  • Age: 0 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: picture books
A selection of wordless picture books to enjoy with students of any grade, reading level, or spoken language. Wordless picture books transcend!

In Memoriam, Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton

  • Age: 6 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7
We are saddened to hear of the passing of beloved author and residential (boarding) school survivor, Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton. She was 84. “Perhaps there is no greater accomplishment in life than to have opened minds and hearts to the human experience. Margaret's stories, rooted in agency and resiliency, have had an impact on countless people. When youth learn about residential schools it is through Margaret's eyes. She continues to be a hero and an inspiration by fostering awareness through testimony,” said Rick Wilks, Annick Co-publisher. Here are Margaret's books, co-authored with Christy Jordan-Fenton.

Books About Residential Schools

  • Age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
Listen and learn about the history and ongoing impact of Residential Schools with this selection of books suitable for K–12.

Portuguese Canadian Books to Read in June

  • Age: 3 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
Celebrate Portuguese History & Heritage Month in June with these books by Portuguese Canadian writers and/or illustrators.

Summer Reading from Crossfield Publishing

  • Age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: young adult
YA books for the summer from our friends at Crossfield Publishing.

Summer Reading 2021

  • Age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: summer reading
Get your hammocks ready, folks! This is your ultimate summer reading guide for grades K–12.

Remembering James Heneghan

  • Age: 0 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
Writer James Heneghan died peacefully on Friday, April 23, 2021. James was a long-time member of CWILL BC, and one of Canada’s foremost authors of historical and realistic fiction for young readers, winning many prizes including the Sheila Egoff Award for children’s literature three times, and was honoured to be the recipient of the Phoenix Award in 2017 for his novel, Wish Me Luck.

New Picture Books

  • Age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 5
Lose yourself in the magic of story with a selection of new picture books, perfect for sharing at home or in your virtual classroom or library.

Picture Books

  • Age: 0 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
My favourite picture books