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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Prison Boy

A heart-wrenching tale of selfless love and the powerful desire to survive.  

In an unnamed country, when little Kai is brought to the orphanage run by Bell, a fearsome Englishwoman whose dedication to ...

War Brothers

The unforgettable novel about one child soldier’s struggle with friendship, courage, and resilience. Jacob is a 14-year-old Ugandan who is sent away to a boys’ school. Once there, he assures his friend ...

The Lynching of Louie Sam

Murder, racism, and injustice wreak havoc in a frontier town.

Between 1882 and 1968 there were 4,742 lynchings in the United States. In Canada during the same period there was one—the hanging  of Louie ...

Chicken, Pig, Cow's First Fight

Chicken, Pig, and Cow have always gotten along well—until the day Girl builds a big city out of blocks. Thinking something is missing, Chicken makes a leaf statue. Now the city is perfect. Pig loves ...

Thunder Over Kandahar

Photographs by Rafal Gerszak
By Sharon McKay
Categories: Children's Fiction

A powerful novel of enduring friendship set amid the terror and chaos of present-day Afghanistan.

Best friends Tamanna and Yasmine cannot believe their good fortune when a school is set up in their Afghan ...

Mattland

A stirring story about the infectious pleasures of play.

Matt is miserable. The subdivision where he now lives is surrounded by nothing but muddy fields of rocks and sticks. But when Matt ventures out, ...