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By Khodi Dill
Illustrated by Stylo Starr
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction

A New Kids’ Books That Encourage Compassion, Connection, Hope and Inclusion —The Toronto Star

“Eloquent and inspiring . . .” —STARRED review, Booklist

An incisive, innovative, and inviting take ...

Fatty Legs (10th anniversary edition)

The beloved story of an Inuvialuit girl standing up to the injustices of residential school.

Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton’s powerful story of residential school in the far North has been reissued to ...

A Cave in the Clouds

Captured by ISIS, her bravery and faith became her pathway to freedom.  

Badeeah Hassan was just 18 when she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the 2014 genocide of the Yazidi people by ISIS forces. Captured ...

Funny, You Don't Look Autistic

Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn’t “look” autistic. But, as he’s quick to ...

To This Day

An authentic rallying cry for anyone who has been affected by bullying.

In February 2013, Shane Koyczan’s passionate anti-bullying poem “To This Day” electrified the world. An animated video of the ...

Escape from Tibet

Two brothers face cruelty, hardship, and hope, on the ultimate journey in search of freedom.

Eleven-year-old Tenzin hasn’t seen his older brother, Pasang, in five years, so he is thrilled when Pasang ...

Not My Girl

Margaret can’t wait to see her family, but her homecoming is not what she expected.

Two years ago, Margaret left her Arctic home for the outsiders’ school. Now she has returned and can barely contain ...

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 ...

When I Was Eight

Bestselling memoir Fatty Legs for younger readers.

Olemaun is eight and knows a lot of things. But she does not know how to read. Ignoring her father’s warnings, she travels far from her Arctic home ...

It's Not All Black and White

Black, white, and everything in between …

Through poems, interviews, and short essays, a group of young people tell what it’s like to be biracial, multiracial, or of mixed race. These poignant firsthand ...