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
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
An original look at a city's development through the eyes and words of real children who have lived there.
Kidmonton: True Stories of River City Kids is a lively illustrated book for young readers that relates the city's history entirely from the point of view of real children ... Read more
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
By Bob Bartel
Illustrated by Mary Ann Penashue
When low-level flying by NATO jets upsets their way of life, Nanass, a young Innu girl, is eager to join her father and the other members of her Sheshatshiu community in protest. Then her father and other protesters are arrested.
Nanass has little to comfort her, except her ... Read more
"What truths would you utter from your mouth
If you could tell us your story "
In this powerful and deeply moving poetic narrative, author/artist Bushra Junaid gives presence to W. H., a mysterious nineteenth-century sailor whose remains were discovered in Labrador in the late ... Read more
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
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