Here's a great list of titles forthcoming Spring 2019 from Heritage House Publishing, Rocky Mountain Books, Touchwood Editions, and Greystone Books! Featuring an eclectic selection of Canadian published History, Nature, Guidebooks, Cookbooks, Biography, Kids, and YA titles there is something here for everyone!
These are critically acclaimed and/or award-winning books that take tweens, teens (and adults) out of their own worlds and into others, so that eventually realities begins to blend (and that's a good thing!). Check out the recommended ages for each book to make sure readers are ready for the themes the books explore.
In many countries, people are fighting for their freedom and for peace. In honour of them, we have compiled this list to help teachers, librarians, and parents help kids understand the importance of peace—close to home and farther afield—and that they can help to make the world more peaceful.
While we adults may bemoan the horrid ten minutes every morning scraping the car off, kids get pretty darned excited as the gray of late-fall morphs into the bright whiteness of winter. Here are some books to help them celebrate, with ages between 2 and 8 represented.
Books to help kids of all ages deal with the all-too-persistent problem of bullying. The list starts with non-fiction, moves to elementary, and then hits the YA scene. Many are award-winners or otherwise critically acclaimed. See the blog post on which the list is based at: http://49thshelf.com/Blog/2012/11/13/Bullies-Beware-Kids-and-YA-Books-for-Bullying-Awareness-Week
Kids, especially when they reach eight and older, can get pretty fascinated and all-consumed by certain topics—or bothered by social ills they see around them or that are affecting them. Here's a list that may have a book on it for a certain someone you know.