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Books for Back to School

  • Age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: back to school
New routines, fitting in, making friends, being of all ages have a LOT of feelings about going back to school! Ease the transition with this selection of *new* books to read at home or share in the classroom.

Learning About Vaccines, Pandemics, and COVID-19

  • Age: 0 to 14
  • Grade: p to 12
Help curious kids learn about the world's response to COVID-19 with this list of books about vaccines, pandemics and epidemics, germ theory, immunology, societal challenges, and human behaviour. Includes books recommended for grades K-12, from picture books to adult nonfiction suitable for senior high school students.

Climate Change & the Environment

  • Age: 4 to 18
  • Grade: p to 8
Protecting and caring for our planet is one of the essential issues of our time. This selection of books will help start important conversations about climate change and the environment at home or in the classroom.

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.