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Lissy's Diary

by Ellen DeLange, illustrated by Ilaria Zanellato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 11
  • Grade: k to 6
tagged: multigenerational

A heartwarming story about keeping memories alive and passing on traditions. For little writers ages 5 years and up.

Grandma is reading from a diary. Lissy listens intently to the exciting stories. But . . . who are these stories actually about?

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Love You by Heart

illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: multigenerational, emotions & feelings

Acclaimed creator of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, Say Something, and Be You, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds breaks new ground in this ultimate gift book format perfect for readers of every age. A poetic, universal, and joyful celebration of how we feel about the most beloved people in our lives -- we love them BY HEART!

 

 

I lov …

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The Big Bath House

by Kyo Maclear, illustrated by Gracey Zhang
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: multigenerational, asian american, self-esteem & self-reliance

A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties

You'll walk down the street / Your aunties sounding like clip-clopping horses / geta-geta-geta / in their wooden sandals / Until you arrive... / At the bath house / The big bath house.

In this celebration of …

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Our Table

illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: multigenerational, self-esteem & self-reliance

Creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a tender, lyrical story of multigenerational love, tradition, and family coming together with gratitude and thanks.

 

 

Celebrated, bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds brings his signature touch of love and kindness to this sp …

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Learning to Carve Argillite

by Sara Florence Davidson & Aldona Jonaitis, illustrated by Janine Gibbons
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: native canadian, multigenerational, school & education, art & architecture

Based on Haida artist Robert Davidson's own childhood experiences, this beautiful story highlights learning through observation, as well as the role of Elders in sharing knowledge and mentorship.

Learning to carve is a lifelong journey. With the help of his father and grandfather, a boy on Haida Gwaii practises to become a skillful carver. As he car …

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Jigging for Halibut With Tsinii

by Sara Florence Davidson & Aldona Jonaitis, illustrated by Janine Gibbons
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: native canadian, camping & outdoor activities, multigenerational, school & education

Based on Haida artist Robert Davidson's own experiences with Tsinii (his grandfather), this beautiful story highlights intergenerational knowledge and authentic learning experiences.

Off the northern tip of Haida Gwaii, a boy goes fishing with his tsinii, his grandfather. As they watch the weather, jig for halibut, and row with the tides, there’s …

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Ga's / The Train

by Jodie Callaghan, illustrated by Georgia Lesley, translated by Joe Wilmot
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: prejudice & racism, multigenerational, native canadian

The dual-language edition, in English and Mi'gmaq, of the Silver Birch Express-nominated title, The Train.

Ashley meets her great-uncle by the old train tracks near their community in Nova Scotia. Ashley sees his sadness, and Uncle tells her of the day years ago when he and the other children from their community were told to board the train before …

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On the Line

by Kari-Lynn Winters, illustrated by Scot Ritchie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: hockey, self-esteem & self-reliance, multigenerational, values & virtues

In a read-aloud perfect for conversations about team stewardship and growth mindset, a boy overshadowed by a family of skilled hockey players finds an innovative way to shine.

In Jackson Moore's small town, his family is known for producing hockey heroes—but he worries that he’ll never measure up to their amazing skills. On the ice he feels lik …

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Meranda and the Legend of the Lake

by Meagan Mahoney
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, mermaids, multigenerational, special needs

Anne of Green Gables meets Song for a Whale with a touch of Nancy Drew
Eleven-year-old Meranda thought her life was complicated enough with physical challenges (she uses crutches to walk) and her helicopter parents. But when her great-uncle Mark dies, Meranda and her family visit Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, where her parents grew up and where she h …

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