Biography & Autobiography

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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

From their top-selling albums and sensational sold-out tours to their forthcoming TV series and Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock, the Jonas Brothers have gone from obscurity to superstardom in the course of a year, and Kevin, Joe, and Nick are here to stay. This account ... Read more

Living the Dream

By Susan Janic

?Miley Cyrus, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, persisted in auditioning for the Hannah Montana role, was consistently turned away but nonetheless kept picking herself up, dusting herself off and trying again. And that persistence paid off. Miley was cast as Hannah ... Read more

Northern Kids

By Linda Goyette

Children and teenagers experience Canada’s North in a way that adults do not. They have shaped its history, and yet how often are they asked to tell its story? Northern Kids is a collection of tales about the unforgettable young people of the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, ... Read more

Rocky Mountain Kids

By Linda Goyette

With careful research and imagination, author Linda Goyette has created a collection of 25 stories based on the true stories of named children of the past and present.

Too often the youngest Canadians are erased from our historical memory. Rocky Mountain Kids provides firstperson ... Read more

The Miranda Cosgrove & iCarly Spectacular!

By Liv Spencer

Looks at the personal and professional life of Miranda Cosgrove, star of television's "iCarly," provides a behind-the-scenes peek at the series, features profiles of cast members on "iCarly" and "Drake and Josh" in which Cosgrove also has a role, and includes photographs and ... Read more

The Wolf is Back

By Robert Priest
Illustrated by Joan Krygsman

Robert Priest returns to children's poetry in this lively collection, where he puts his pen to creating rhymes about "People Like You and Me," and shows how everyone can make a difference in the world. From the builders of ancient Sumer to the return of wolves to Yellowstone ... Read more

Vancouver Kids

By Lesley McKnight

Children and teenagers stroll between the skyscrapers in Vancouver and experience the city in a different way than adults do. They have helped Vancouver transform from humble trading post to towering metropolis, yet how often are they asked to tell their side of the story? Vancouver ... Read more

When the Spirits Dance

By Larry Loyie
With Constance Brissenden

When Lawrence's father goes overseas with the Canadian Army during the Second World War, the young Cree boy struggles to grow up while wrestling with the meaning of war. With Papa gone, Mama raises the children alone. Traditional foods such as wild meat and fish are scarce, ... Read more