The Island

The people on a remote island are happy with their lot, but learn that they must make new lives in less isolated surroundings. A story of social change, and the love that one carries for home.

The Cottonwood Sings

A delightful story of a lonely woman who never ages and the beaver who falls in love with her. Independently they seek out the Great Spirit, who obliges their requests to be forever close to one another.

Commotion in the Ocean

Whimsical drawings and rhyme tell the tale of a colorful cast of sea creatures who join forces to hatch a plan to defeat fishing trawlers (aka “the monsters”). They decide to appeal to humankind—with a hug and a kiss—to stop the depletion of fish in the ocean.

Forever Our Home

Illustrated By: Carla Joseph

This gentle picture-book lullaby is a celebration of the plants and animals of the Prairies and the Plains and a meditation on the sacred, ancestral connections between Indigenous children and their Traditional Territories.

Gretel and Hansel

A graphic, wordless retelling of the classic "Hansel and Gretel" with a twist: two lost children take advantage of a kind witch's hospitality.

Jungle Cat

Illustrated By: Udayana Lugo

In this playfully illustrated picture book, a group of neighbors come together to help their much-loved apartment cat when his outside adventure goes awry.

Heart Berry Bling

Illustrated By: Eva Campbell

On a visit to her granny, Maggie learns about perseverance through her first beading project. As they work, Granny shares how beading helped her stay connected to her Anishinaabe culture when she lost her Indian status. In this illustrated book, children learn about the tradition of beadwork, the strawberry teachings, and the Indian Act.

Vee in Between

Illustrated By: Angela Poon

When Vee was nine months old, her parents flew to China to adopt her. But when she struggles to keep up in Chinese dance class and a woman at the grocery store makes Vee feel like she doesn’t belong, her white parents don’t always understand.

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.

Sukaq and the Raven

As Sukaq’s mother tells him the story of how the raven created the world, he is suddenly whisked away on the wings of the raven to ride along as the entire world is formed!