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Amik

Illustrated by Sharon King

The beaver is busy. ..
This delightful children's picture book tells the story of amik, the beaver, who works on his dam throughout the day while nature and the activities of other animals carry on around him. At the end of a long day, amik returns to his den to be with his ... Read more

Ancient Fall

By Jaime Lee Mann

Vengeful Mother Earth has finally decided to fight back against the humans who, under the power of a dark curse, have been abusing her for centuries. /

 

Awesome Wildlife Defenders

By Martha Attema

Awesome Wildlife Defenders, a junior novel, is the story of eleven-year-old Rebecca, who tries to cope with her panic attacks. Life becomes complicated when she is teamed up with Weird Cedar, on her endangered species project. Her friendship with Frieda is tested when Frieda ... Read more

Birdspell

By Valerie Sherrard

Shortlisted for the 2022 Mrs. Dunster's Award for Fiction
Corbin Hayes has felt alone for as long as he can remember. His mom’s illness means lost jobs, constant moves, new schools and friendships that never get to grow. There’s a gap in his life that’s been waiting to ... Read more

Dancing With Daisy

By Jan L. Coates
Illustrated by Josee Bisaillon

When he finds a photograph of his grandfather as a young man, Liam is full of questions. But that’s just fine, because Grampy has a story to spin with every answer.  

 

On a fall day in 1962, he tells Liam, he had a run-in with a nasty girl in search of a dance partner: Daisy ... Read more

Dancing with Daisy

By Jan L. Coates
Illustrated by Josee Bisaillon

When he finds a photograph of his grandfather as a young man, Liam is full of questions. But that's just fine, because Grampy has a story to spin with every answer.

On a fall day in 1962, he tells Liam, he had a run-in with a nasty girl in search of a dance partner: Daisy was ... Read more

Dancing with the Cranes

By Jeannette Armstrong
Illustrated by Ron Hall

Dancing with the Cranes gives an understanding of birth, life and death. Chi's momma is soon to have a baby, but Chi is having a hard time being happy about it. Chi misses Temma (her grandma), who has passed away. Chi's momma and daddy help ease the pain of losing Temma and help ... Read more

Dear Peter, Dear Ulla

By Barbara Nickel

Dear Peter, Dear Ulla is an imaginative and beautifully crafted historical middle-grade novel about two cousins who have never met but have become fast friends through an exchange of letters—until the outbreak of World War Two interrupts their conversation. Ulla lives in Danzig, ... Read more

Elora of Stone

By Jaime Lee Mann

Four-year-old Asher Caine vanishes while playing near the woods one day with his twin sister Ariana. Eventually, his family believes him to be dead. In the Kingdom of Falmoor, twins are cursed. Ever since the evil sorcerer Larque turned the good witch Elora to stone, all twins ... Read more

Elvis, Me, and the Lemonade Stand Summer

By Leslie Gentile

Winner of the 2021 City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize
Winner of the 2022 Jean Little First-Novel AwardIt’s the summer of 1978 and most people think Elvis Presley has been dead for a year. But not eleven-year-old Truly Bateman – because she knows Elvis is alive and ... Read more