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A Magical Sturgeon

By Joseph A. Dandurand
Illustrated by Elinor Atkins

Written and illustrated in the tradition of the Kwantlen people, Joseph Dandurand's second book is an endearing tale of two sisters and their connection with nature.

In the water sat a sturgeon, born there, so they say, thousands of years ago, though the sturgeon themselves ... Read more

Adrift in Time

By John Wilson

Set in the present day, John Wilson's young adult novel Adrift in Time explores the tensions in family life between parents and children. It also demonstrates how the new generation's knowledge of the family's past can ease those tensions. The novel opens with Ian, a teenager, ... Read more

Airplane Ride, The

By Howard White
Illustrated by Greta Guzek

"Recommended. .. 3 stars out of 4. "
-Stephanie Yamniuk, CM Magazine.

Since its publication in 1993, thousands of children have enjoyed the whimsical text and illustrations of The Ferryboat Ride and its companion volume, The Ferryboat Ride Colouring Book. These bestselling ... Read more

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

Bedtime in Nunatsiavut

By Raeann Brown

A sweet, beautiful book for children depicting the transformative dreams envisioned by a young Inuk girl, with the help of her loving mother.

In Bedtime in Nunatsiavut, a little girl named Nya yearns to fly, swim, and wander like the goose, salmon, bear, fox, and other animals ... Read more

Beginnings

Edited by Ann Walsh

Ann Walsh has selected fourteen captivating stories written by accomplished authors from across Canada for this historical anthology. Each of the stories focuses on a "first-time" historical experience, such as the meeting between natives and Europeans at Fort St. James; the ... Read more

Broken Trail

By Jean Rae Baxter

Broken Trail is the story a thirteen-year-old white boy, the son of United Empire Loyalists, who has been captured and adopted by the Oneida people. Striving to find his vision oki that will guide him in his quest to become a warrior, Broken Trail disavows his white heritage ... Read more

Dah Dzāhge Esigits

By Angela Dennis, Regina Louie, Odeila Dennis, Hostełmā Pauline Hawkins, Edōsdi Dr. Judy Thompson
Illustrated by Peter Morin, Una-Ann Moyer, and Tsēma Igharas

In this illustrated children’s title, the Tāłtān alphabet is featured along with the 47 sounds of the Tāłtān language. The Tāłtān Alphabet portrayed in Dah Dzahge Esigits: We Write Our Language is a resource for learners to match sounds to symbols. It is also for those ... 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

Dipnetting with Dad

By Willie Sellars
Illustrated by Kevin Easthope

BUMP, BUMP -- SLAP, river sockeye salmon are pulled onto shore!

Set in the beautiful landscape of the Cariboo Chilcotin region, Dipnetting with Dad is a delightful and colourful story of a father teaching his son the Secwepemc method of fishing known as dipnetting. Together they ... Read more