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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

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

Chuck in the City

By Jordan Wheeler
Illustrated by Christopher Auchter

Chuck loves a good adventure. He proved that in Just a Walk. Now Chuck and his mom are heading to the city to visit his grandmother in her new condo. He knows he shouldn't wander off, but the lure of the lively city streets proves too much for a curious little boy to resist. ... Read more

Dah Dzahge Esigits

By Angela Dennis, Regina Louie, Odeila Dennis, Hostelma Pauline Hawkins, Edosdi Dr. Judy Thompson
Illustrated by Peter Morin, Una-Ann Moyer, and Tsema Igharas

In this illustrated children’s title, the Taltan alphabet is featured along with the 47 sounds of the Taltan language. The Taltan 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 who ... 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

Down at the Seaweed Cafe

By Robert Perry
Illustrated by Greta Guzek

Everyone's welcome
At the Seaweed Cafe,
Where seaweed tea
Is served all day. ..

If you've ever played restaurant, made mud pies or hosted an imaginary tea party, you'll welcome an invitation to the The Seaweed Cafe for an evening of song, storytelling and dance. A perfect bedtime ... Read more

Eat, Run and Live Healthy

By Karen W. Olson
Illustrated by Marie-Micheline Hamelin

Nurse Ellen visits Annie Calf Robe's classroom. Through the use of Nurse Ellen's big, colorful pictures and fun activities, the children learn about the importance of healthy foods. Written for children of all backgrounds, with colorful illustrations, this story shares the important ... Read more

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

Eyewitness

By Margaret Thompson

Margaret Thompson offers a powerfully moving and historically accurate account of life in Fort St. James, in northern British Columbia, in the 1820s. Through the character of Peter, a young boy who is orphaned at the Fort, Thompson presents a vivid picture of the difficult life ... Read more