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Stephanie's Ponytail

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

Another laugh-out-loud book from the author of The Paper Bag Princess!

Everyone is copying Stephanie’s ponytail! No matter which way she wears it, the list of copycats keeps growing. But when Stephanie ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Best Medicine

Cancer is no laughing matter—or is it?

What do you do when you’re a twelve-year-old kid and your mother gets breast cancer? Philip Wright is twelve years old and life is pretty good. He has a comfortable ...

Lila and the Crow

Lila is bullied because of her dark skin, but the crows have a solution for that!

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 ...

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 ...

Rosie the Raven

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 ...