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The Gift of the Little People

A Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak Story

by William Dumas, illustrated by Rhian Brynjolson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 11
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: native canadian, pre-confederation (to 1867), values & virtues, religion & faith, diseases, illnesses & injuries, short stories

In this illustrated short story for all ages, celebrated Rocky Cree storyteller William Dumas shares a teaching about the power of community in the face of adversity.

I don’t recall seeing books when I was a little boy. But the old people, they grew up listening to stories. And so, every night, when the old people were done their evening prayers, …

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Depth of Field

by Natasha Deen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance, crime

When Josh Biswas found out his girlfriend, Lian, was cheating on him, it didn’t only break his heart, it threatened his GPA.

Lian calls him boring and turns in their joint photography project in as her own, leaving Josh to come up with something alone or risk a failing grade. Determined to prove her wrong, Josh decides to head to the foothills of …

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The Underground Railroad

Next Stop, Toronto!

by Adrienne Shadd; Afua Cooper & Karolyn Smardz Frost
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: african american, canada

Stories of the hopeful, brave people who fled slavery and made Toronto their home.

“An engaging and highly readable account of the lives of Black people in Toronto in the 1800s.” — Lawrence Hill, bestselling author of The Illegal

The Underground Railroad: Next Stop, Toronto! is a richly illustrated book that explores Toronto’s role as a desti …

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Mountain Runaways

by Pam Withers
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 9
tagged: survival stories, runaways, camping & outdoor activities

Will their wilderness skills be enough to survive the dangerous Rocky Mountains?

First a Canadian Rockies avalanche kills their parents. Then Children’s Services threatens to separate them. That’s when the three Gunnarsson kids decide to run away into the mountains and fend for themselves until the oldest turns eighteen and becomes their legal g …

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Forever Birchwood

A Novel

by Danielle Daniel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: friendship, native canadian

The middle-grade debut of star picture-book author and illustrator Danielle Daniel

Adventurous, trail-blazing Wolf lives in a northern mining town and spends her days exploring the mountains and wilderness with her three best friends Penny, Ann and Brandi. The girls’ secret refuge is their tree-house hideaway, Birchwood, Wolf’s favourite place o …

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Talloqut: A Story from West Greenland

English Edition

by Paninnguaq Lind Jensen, illustrated by Michelle Simpson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, girls & women, diversity & multicultural

“Anaana, why do you have these lines on your chin?”

Arnaaleq wants to be just like her anaana, but she has a lot to learn before taking on the traditional responsibilities of a woman. Follow Arnaaleq as she grows up and works hard to master the skills to earn her own talloqut. Learn about West Greenlandic traditions in this story by tattoo artis …

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