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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.

Gordie's Skate

By Bill Waiser
Illustrated by Leanne Franson

Set in Saskatchewan during the Great Depression, this is the story of hockey legend Gordie Howe and his first experience with skating. The book is charmingly illustrated in full colour by Leanne Franson. Bill Waiser is a popular historian and Governor-General?s-Award-winning ... Read more

Nootka Sound In Harmony

By Spencer Sheehan-Kalina
Illustrated by Kim Nixon

In Nootka Sound in HarmonyMetis author, Spencer Sheehan-Kalina, uses poetry to highlight the beauty of the Nootka Sound, BC and the animals who live there. Each verse of this beautifully illustrated book has an adjoining page of Indigenous connections to the poem's content. ... Read more

Nutaui's Cap

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

R Is for Reparations

By Global Afrikan Congress


Coming out of the innovative Book-in-a-Day event facilitated by the Global Afrikan Congress – Nova Scotia Chapter, R Is for Reparations invites readers to listen to the voices of young activists as they share their hopes and dreams about the global demand for redress, compensation ... Read more


By Jackie Traverse
By (artist) Jackie Traverse
Foreword by Geraldine (Gramma)  Shingoose


Resilience is the third colouring book made up of works by Anishnaabe artist Jackie Traverse. As with her previous highly successful colouring books, Sacred Feminine and IKWE , this new book contains both drawings and paintings by Jackie. Resilience honours the Indigenous ... Read more

Rosa Rose

By Robert Priest
Illustrated by Joan Krygsman

Silver Medal for the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

Honorable mention in the Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry

From Terry Fox to Ghandi, Rosa Parks to Elijah Harper, Robert Priest has collected some of his most inspiring poems together in this ... Read more

Sky Wolf's Call

By Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger

From healing to astronomy to our connection to the natural world, the lessons from Indigenous knowledge inform our learning and practices today.

How do knowledge systems get passed down over generations? Through the knowledge inherited from their Elders and ancestors, Indigenous ... Read more

The People and Josh Wilson

By John Reid


Josh Wilson’s grade nine history project leads him stumbling into a parallel world where Native American people have not been displaced by colonists. Instead, the People thrive in a powerful domain and co-exist with small colonies in Massachusetts and New York. Josh has ... 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