The Journal of Anxious Izzy Parker

Eight-year-old Izzy Parker’s biggest problem is feeling anxious and afraid. Her mom’s decision to move them across the country to Prince Edward Island didn’t help.

In her honest, awkward, and anxious journal, Izzy writes down the story of her life and how she is trying to be a little less afraid.

I Am BIG

Illustrated By: Marley Berot

In the middle of the ice, a young Black hockey player finds joy in his talent and confidence in the cheers of his family, his coach, and the other players. Their support gives him the power to face down those who see him as a threat and to focus on the thrill of the game.

What Does Hate Look Like?

How do we talk about hate that hurts? Real kids from real classrooms share their stories to help us to see the bias, prejudice, violence, discrimination, and exclusion around us—what hate looks like to them. Why? So we can stand against hate and never be the cause of it. And to show us how to cope and get support if we have been hurt.

More Than a Footnote

From a cellist to a computer scientist, an oncologist to an explorer, More Than a Footnote profiles women in history who made a difference despite being excluded and overlooked.

Fractured

Susan Mockler’s physical and psychological journey after a car accident left her partially paralyzed is an illuminating look at healthcare, ableism, and Susan’s acceptance of the mantle of disability activist.

Hidden on the High Wire

From celebrated author Kathy Kacer comes the story of Irene, a young Jewish girl raised at the circus in Nazi Germany, who must perform the balancing act of her life to keep herself and her mother alive.

The Case of the Rigged Race

The Mighty Muskrats are ready for another adventure! When a sled-dog race at the annual Trappers Festival turns into a mysterious whodunit, the four cousins must solve the case and help the lead dog to victory!

Whale Fall

When an environmental protest takes a dark turn, Marie Russell and Detective Inspector Roméo Leduc must abandon their idyllic honeymoon to solve another riveting murder.

No Second Chances

A hard-hitting book about the struggles women face in politics in Canada, featuring insightful interviews with the women who dealt with it first hand.

Rachel Bird

A compelling mystery about teenage Rachel and her sister who move in with the grandparents they never knew. They soon learn their newfound family isn’t the only secret being kept on the ranch.

Wish Upon a Satellite

The glaciers are melting and the climate crisis is on everyone's mind, but nothing shakes the foundations of non-binary teen Ciel’s world more than sharing an unexpected kiss with their best friend, Stephie.

A Terrible Tide

When an earthquake and tidal wave batters Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula and destroys her family’s home, thirteen-year-old Celia must dig deep for courage she didn’t know she had.

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.

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.