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K-12 CanLit for the Ontario Library Association Superconference: eBook Edition

The Ontario Library Association Superconference is back for 2023, and Canadian publishers have pulled their best titles for the K-12 market into one place to celebrate. These books are all available digitally through OverDrive, many with enhanced features for accessibility or just for fun (e.g., read-aloud picture books). We're hosting our top picks on 49th Shelf, but you can find the complete lists at the following links. Notable upcoming titles: Canadian authors: Indigenous authors:

by Kerry Clare

Reasonable Doubt

by (author) Joel Bernbaum, Lancelot Knight & Yvette Nolan
introduction by Maria Campbell

Simone, Half and Half

by (author) Christine Rodriguez
foreword by Quincy Armorer

The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour

by (author) Dawn Dumont

Who Has Seen the Wind

by (author) W.O. Mitchell
illustrated by William Kurelek

The Owl and the Two Rabbits

by (author) Nadia Sammurtok
illustrated by Marcus Cutler


An Anthology of Arctic Horror Stories

by (author) Aviaq Johnston, Richard Van Camp, Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, Thomas Anguti Johnston, Repo Kempt, Jay Bulckaert, K.C. Carthew, Gayle Kabloona & Cara Bryant
narrator Elizabeth Ryan, Vinnie Karetak, Aloka Wijesooriya & Kaaju Arreak

Read, Listen, Tell

Indigenous Stories from Turtle Island

edited by Sophie McCall, Deanna Reder, David Gaertner & Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill

The Black Prairie Archives

An Anthology

edited by Karina Vernon

Where They Stood

The Evolution of the Black Anglo Community in Montreal

by (author) Sara Danièle Michaud
translated by Katia Grubisic

Burning in This Midnight Dream

by (author) Louise B. Halfe

Why I Was Late

by (author) Charlie Petch

An Anthology of Monsters

How Story Saves Us from Our Anxiety

by (author) Cherie Dimaline

A Short History of the Blockade

Giant Beavers, Diplomacy, and Regeneration in Nishnaabewin

by (author) Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
introduction by Jordan Abel

Wisdom in Nonsense

Invaluable Lessons from My Father

by (author) Heather O'Neill
introduction by Kit Dobson

Le Voyage de Belle

by (author) Marilynn Reynolds
illustrated by Stephen McCallum

The Penguin and the Pea

illustrated by Janet Perlman
narrator Bob Olivier

Beneath Raven Moon

by (author) David Bouchard
illustrated by Andy Everson


by (author) Theresa Meuse
illustrated by Arthur Stevens

Heartbreak Homes

by (author) Jo Treggiari

Liverpool Lad

Adventures Growing Up in Postwar Liverpool

by (author) Peter Haase

Fired Up about Consent

by (author) Sarah Ratchford

Where the Crooked Lighthouse Shines

by (author) Joshua Goudie & Craig Goudie

My Indian

by (author) Mi'sel Joe & Sheila O'Neill


by (author) Amanda Dorothy Jean Bulman & Ruth Lawrence
illustrated by Leon Chung

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