Picking Up the Pieces

This nonfiction book, illustrated with photographs, tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a work by Indigenous artist Carey Newman that includes hundreds of items from every residential school in Canada and stories from the Survivors who donated them.

The Taste of Rain

This novel for middle readers takes place in a Japanese internment camp in China in WWII, where thirteen-year-old Gwen follows the Girl Guide code in order to survive.

Trail of Crumbs

In this young adult novel, Greta and her twin brother are abandoned by their father and stepmother, and Greta struggles with the confusion and shame she feels after being raped.

Shutout

In this high-interest sports novel for young readers, Alex has to figure out who's trying to get him kicked off the hockey team.