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

ABC MTL

By Jeanne Painchaud
Translated by Katia Grubisic

Montreal spelled out in a mosaic of haiku, descriptive text and full-colour photographs. From A to Z, every letter introduces a different aspect of the city in all its diversity and fun.

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

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

Almost Home

By Jennifer Morgan

In the early hours of October 14, 1942, under cover of darkness, the German submarine U-69 torpedoed and sank the passenger ferry SS Caribou off the southwest coast of Port aux Basques, Newfoundland. Now, seventy years later, writer and artist Jennifer Morgan recreates that ... 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