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Sugar and Snails

By Sarah Tsiang
Illustrated by Sonja Wimmer
Categories: Children's Fiction

A novel twist to a classic rhyme.

Who says that little girls are made of “sugar and spice and everything nice?” Or that boys are made of “frogs and snails and puppy dog tails?” What if girls were ...

From Far Away

 

When Saoussan immigrated with her family from war-torn Lebanon, she was only seven years old. This picture book tells the story of how she had to adjust to her new home in Canada. She describes the ...

Joseph's Big Ride

By Terry Farish
Illustrated by Ken Daley
Categories: Children's Fiction

A refugee boy’s determination to ride a bicycle leads to an unexpected friendship. Joseph wants only one thing: to ride a bike. In the refugee camp where he lives, Joseph helps one of the older boys ...

Harry and Walter

By Kathy Stinson
Illustrated by Qin Leng
Categories: Children's Fiction

Best Friends Forever. Harry may be four and three-quarters and Walter may be ninety-two and a half, but that doesn’t stop them from being best friends. Harry loves to go next door to play games with ...

Lila and the Crow

Lila has just moved to a new town and can't wait to make friends at school. But on the first day, a boy points at her and shouts: "A crow! A crow! The new girl's hair is black like a crow!" The others ...

Pablo Finds a Treasure

A poignant, simply-told story that shows the resourcefulness of poverty-stricken children around the world. Pablo and his sister spend every day at "Treasure Mountain", the local dump. There, they rummage ...

About Phoenix

Should you get into the car of someone you barely know? Hard to resist when the driver is Jessup Smith, the handsomest teacher in school. That night, he drives sixteen-year-old Phoenix and her little ...

Move It, Miss Macintosh!

Kids arenÕt the only ones who get nervous on the first day of school!ItÕs the first day of school and Miss Macintosh is certain about one thing: she isnÕt going! As she snuggles back under the covers, ...

The Biggest Poutine in the World

Thomas would do anything to make his mother come back. On his fifth birthday, Thomas’s mother left, and he hasn’t seen her since. The last thing he remembers is her making a delicious dish of poutine ...

Rosie the Raven

By Helga Bansch
Illustrated by Helga Bansch
Categories: Children's Fiction

There’s something very different going on in the raven’s nest. When the eggs hatch, a pink girl emerges from one of the shells, along with her black raven siblings. Loving raven parents take their ...