Children's Nonfiction

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A Wonderful Bigness

By Diana Daly

In this touching, often humorous remembrance, Diana Daly introduces young readers to her smart, funny, and caring great-aunties and -uncles – six remarkable people who lived with skeletal dysplasia at a time when the condition was not well understood. Daly intertwines older ... Read more

A Year with Minecraft

By Thomas Arnroth

In A Year with Minecraft, gaming journalist Thomas Arnroth brings you along for the ride in a gripping and entertaining story about how the shy and nerdy can become superstars in the age of video games. Go behind the scenes at the company responsible for this worldwide gaming ... Read more

All in This Together

Edited by Jennifer Hale

When the Disney Channel aired its original movie High School Musical in January 2006, they were expecting a fairly solid ratings response. What they got was a cultural phenomenon that not only launched the film into the stratosphere, but also turned its young cast into superstars. ... Read more

Charlie

By Beryl Young

The story of the 100,000 British children who came to Canada as child immigrants between 1870 and 1938 is not well known. Yet the descendants of these "Home Children" number over four million people in Canada today. The author is one of them. Charlie was her father.

Daphne's Bees

By Catherine Dempsey
Illustrated by Veselina Tomova

Ten-year-old Daphne is abuzz with excitement! She?s learning the ins and outs of beekeeping from her grandmother. Together they assemble hive boxes, set up a colony, tend the colony, and gather honey. Told in a simple, straightforward manner, this beautifully illustrated informational ... Read more

Dear Current Occupant

By Chelene Knight

Winner of the 2018 City of Vancouver Book Award

From Vancouver-based writer Chelene Knight, Dear Current Occupant is a creative non-fiction memoir about home and belonging set in the 80s and 90s of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Using a variety of forms, Knight reflects on her ... Read more

Eyes, Ears, Nose and Mouth

By Karen Olson
Illustrated by Leonard George

What happens when you get a bead stuck up your nose? Tony's visit to the doctor's office shows how to take care of eyes, ears, nose and mouth.

Island Kids

By Tara Saracuse

This is a history of British Columbia’s island children, told in their voices, from their perspectives. Composed of twenty-two stories, Island Kids is a snapshot of a period and place in time. The topics range from quintessentially coastal experiences, like a day at the beach, ... Read more

Jonas Brothers Forever

By Susan Janic

The Jonas Brothers have gone from obscurity to superstardom in the course of a year, and there’s simply no stopping them. From their top-selling albums, to their sensational sold-out tours, their Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock and forthcoming TV series J. O.N. A.S. ... Read more