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.
A delightful and gentle story about a young Two-Spirit Indigenous child celebrating his identity, overcoming bullying, and bonding with his family.
In this dual-language illustrated picture book, a child who's away from his family for the first time at daycare finds belonging through the music of the powwow drum. In English and Plains Cree.
This gentle picture-book lullaby, in both Plains Cree and English, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A little girl sees her mother’s fear when war comes to their home. Fear is replaced with hope when they board a huge, shiny airplane. When it lands, they are somewhere new, and slowly, it comes to feel like home.