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Emma's Gift

By Deborah Delaronde
Illustrated by Jay Odjick
Edited by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm

Emma wants to participate in her community's annual 'King's Day' celebration that is held every year on January 6th. She loves to see the gifts that are given and hear the stories people tell when they visit. Her mother, however, feels that Emma is too young. When Emma's grandmother ... Read more

Ghouls' Night Out, The

By Janice MacDonald
Illustrated by Pamela Breeze Currie

Janice MacDonald's profusely illustrated chapter book tells the story of a most unusual Hallowe'en. Featured are Annalise the Witch, Ernie the Ghost and Milton the Skeleton - who live in their haunted house. When the three friends decide to make costumes and join the trick-or-treaters ... Read more

Jack and the Manger

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

A down-to-earth version of a heavenly tale. Jack and the Manger retells the story of Jesus?s birth as if it were a Newfoundland folktale. It?s all seen through the eyes of Jack, the hero of many a story, who befriends a young couple on their walk to Bethlehem. There?s a bit of ... Read more