Unstoppable

Illustrated By: Karen Patkau

Ten very different disabled women, from neurosurgeon Dr. Karin Muraszko to environmental activist Greta Thunberg, who are making a difference in the world.

Names in a Jar

Forced to flee her home and change her name to disguise her Jewish identity, Anna Krawitz becomes Maria Nowak, a Catholic farm girl, to hide from the Nazis. But when the war ends, how will her sister find her?

Content Advisory: rape, sexual assault

Govern Like a Girl

Kate Graham introduces us to the thirteen women who have become first ministers (provincial premiers and, in one case, prime minister) in Canada, and shows how their strength and ingenuity led them each to govern like a girl.

The Unconventional Nancy Ruth

Born into privilege but expected to use her advantages for the good of others, Senator Nancy Ruth has led an uncommon, unconventional life. Like Nancy herself, this book is rich in surprises and contradictions about a remarkable woman who used her privilege to support social change and the battle to better women’s lives.

The Dogs of Winter

A howling snowstorm envelops the city, and the body of a young woman is discovered in its wake. The only clue to her identity: a photograph in her pocket with the scribbled phone number of Detective Inspector Romeo Leduc. Meanwhile, Marie Russell is trying to help a student at her college who is the victim of a terrible assault.

Ciel

Translated by: David Homel

Ciel, a gender non-conforming transgender kid with a popular YouTube channel, navigates high school, friendship, and a long-distance relationship.

The Abortion Caravan

In 1970 seventeen women travelled five thousand kilometres from Vancouver to Ottawa to raise awareness for women's rights, leading a rally of 500 women demanding access to abortion that shut down parliament.

Our 100 Years

An engaging study of a still active women's organization. Not just a history but a lively exploration of a unique organization founded by early women pioneers of higher education who offered friendship, community, and lifelong learning. It played a largely overlooked role in the women's movement and helped to build the Canadian nation.

Nibi is Water

A first conversation about the importance of Nibi, "water" in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe), and our role to thank, respect, love, and protect it. Babies and toddlers can follow Nibi as it rains and snows, splashes or rows, drips and sips. Written from an Anishinaabe water protector’s perspective, the book is in both English and Anishinaabemowin.