Under the Iron Bridge

Desperate to escape joining the Hitler Youth, Paul stumbles across the Edelweiss Pirates, a secret German organization of teenage rebels leading a dangerous campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.

Spílexm

Captivating and deeply moving, this story basket of memories tells one Indigenous woman’s journey of overcoming adversity and colonial trauma to find strength through creative works and traditional perspectives of healing, transformation, and resurgence.

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.

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

Teacher Guide for Sugar Falls

This guide supports teachers of grades 9–12 in using Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story with students. Find ideas for planning lessons throughout the reading process, infusing Indigenous pedagogical practices, creating dynamic learning experiences, and using trauma-informed practices to prepare students for sensitive topics.

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 Detective and the Spy

Consulting detective and heir to Holmes and Watson, Portia Adams is on the run, under suspicion for the explosion that caused her to lose her hearing and speech, as the real bomber continues to wreak havoc all over 1932 London.

Chasing Painted Horses

The image of an incredibly beautiful horse, drawn by a small, fragile girl on the reserve, haunts Ralph into adulthood, until he encounters it a second time and is moved to finally figure out its significance.

Native Women Changing Their Worlds

Biographies of Native American women who are working for change in their communities.|The 12 Indigenous women featured in this book overcame unimaginable hardships—racial and gender discrimination, abuse and extreme poverty—only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education and community activism.