Black History Month Series: Kids and YA.

Black History Month

Black History Month Series: Kids & YA

The final instalment of our Black History Month series is for the kids: YA fiction and nonfiction, and picture books for all kinds of families and the musically-inclined.


Root for these CBC Canada Reads finalists!

We’re so excited to cheer on not one, not two, but three independently-published Canada Reads finalists for the 2024 contest!
Learn more about them below:

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Black Excellence

Browse our selection of books by Black authors for Black History Month:


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Cheers to these Dublin Literary Award longlisted books!

Congratulations to all of the books longlisted for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award, including these from Canadian independent literary publishers:


Indigenous Litspace

Discover fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and kids’ books by Indigenous authors and #ReadIndigenous.

Poetry Litspace

We don’t tell you what the poets are doing, we show you with a dedicated home for poetry recordings, interviews, excerpts, and more.

Kids Litspace

The ALU Kids Litspace is a home for the finest in kids lit, for young, middle-grade, and teen readers (and all of those who are young-at-heart).

This Other Eden is a Booker Finalist!

Congratulations to all of the finalists of the 2023 Booker Prize, including this one by All Lit Up publisher Goose Lane Editions: This Other Eden by Paul Harding.

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ebooks for everyone

In 2022 All Lit Up launched the ebooks for everyone collection: 600+ books that were converted to fully-accessible epub formats for readers with print disabilities. Browse some handpicks from our collection below.