April Raintree

Powerless in a broken system, sisters April and Cheryl are separated and placed in different foster homes. Despite the distance, they remain close, even as one sister embraces her Métis identity and the other tries to leave it behind. This edition has been revised specifically for grades 9–12.

Gatherings XV

Edited By: Greg Younging

Anthology of essays, narratives, fictional pieces and poems exploring the connection of Indigenous Youth with the life-sustaining power of water. Fifteenth in the Gatherings Anthology series.

Billy Buckhorn Supranormal

Awakened after untold centuries, the serpent Uktena wanders the land in search of the two ancient stones that, together, will give him limitless power—and only Billy Buckhorn and his friend Chigger can stop him.

Betty

Illustrated By: Scott B. Henderson

Helen Betty Osborne, known as Betty to her friends and family, dreamed of becoming a teacher. She moved to The Pas, Manitoba, to attend high school. On November 13, 1971, Betty was abducted and brutally murdered by four young men. Initially met with silence and indifference, her tragic murder resonates loudly today. This is her story.

Amik Loves School

Illustrated By: Irene Kuziw

Amik loves going to school, but when he shares this with his grandfather, he finds out Moshoom attended residential school. It sounds very different from Amik's school, so Amik has an idea…

A pronunciation guide for the Anishnaabemowin words can be found at the back of the book.

Misaabe's Stories

Illustrated By: Irene Kuziw

When Misaabe’s stories go too far, he must learn how to be honest and authentic with his friends.

An Anishinaabe child shares his talent for storytelling and learns to embrace his insecurities in this relatable story. A pronunciation guide for the Anishnaabemowin words can be found at the back of the book.

What is Truth, Betsy?

Illustrated By: Irene Kuziw

When her class learns about the teaching Truth, Miskwaadesi doesn’t understand and asks her teacher for help. In this thoughtful story, an Anishinaabe girl explores the meaning of Truth and what she knows is true about the world she lives in. A pronunciation guide for the Anishnaabemowin words can be found at the back of the book.

The Just Right Gift

Illustrated By: Irene Kuziw

Migizi loves Gookom so much. He wants to give her a gift to cheer her up while she is in the hospital, but none of his ideas are quite right. In this touching story, a young boy tries to find the perfect gift to show his grandmother how much he cares. A pronunciation guide for the Anishnaabemowin words can be found at the back of the book.

Singing Sisters

Illustrated By: Irene Kuziw

Ma’iingan loves to sing and her family loves to hear her beautiful voice. Her little sister wants to sing just like her. As rivalry erupts between the siblings, can Ma’iingan find the humility to share her talent with her sister? A pronunciation guide for the Anishnaabemowin words can be found at the back of the book.