Crow Helps a Friend

In this picture book featuring Coast Salish art and Traditional Storytelling techniques, a wood duck and a crow turn a mistake into an opportunity for friendship and growth.

Meena Can't Wait

Today Meena and her nanu (grandmother) are having a tea party with a special Bengali tea called doodh cha, and even though Meena is impatient, she learns that it’s worth the wait to make the special tea together.

My Sister and Me

Translated by: Daniel Hahn

In this playfully illustrated picture book, an older sister narrates her childhood memories in a letter to her annoying little sister, depicting the push-and-pull and the special love that exist between them.

kekwan etakwak mîkisîhk?/ What’s in a Bead?

Illustrated By: Tessa Pizzale
Translated by: Duane Linklater,

Tessa loves how her grandmother always smells of campfire stories. Mom says it’s because Kohkom spends her days sewing beautiful beads onto smoked hides. Inspired, Tessa asks Kohkom to teach her beading, but first she must listen and learn the many stories held in a bead. Dual language edition in Ininîmowin (Cree N-dialect) and English.

What's in a Bead?

Illustrated By: Tessa Pizzale

Tessa loves how her grandmother always smells of campfire stories. Mom says it’s because Kohkom spends her days sewing beautiful beads onto smoked hides. Inspired, Tessa asks Kohkom to teach her beading, but first she must listen and learn about the many stories held in a bead.

Reg Goes Swimming

Illustrated By: Emma Martin

A story with a message around feelings, including simple strategies to teach self regulation. The bear, Reg, moves from being emotionally dysregulated through thoughtful self-regulation to a state of calm. The three self-regulation techniques used to regulate emotions are: positive self-talk, belly breathing, and reframing.

I Love Myself

Illustrated By: Julia Vasileva

In this picture book, a child who is learning about self-love meets different challenges—like learning to ride a bike and being afraid of the dark—with the help of a cuddly creature representing their inner self.

Khadija and the Elephant Toothpaste Experiment

Illustrated By: Natalya Tariq

Khadija is inspired by her visit to the science fair. But how come none of the scientists are wearing a hijab, she wonders? Khadija recreates an experiment at home with mixed (and messy!) results. Surrounded by family as they celebrate Eid, Khadija tries again, with great success. She declares, “When I grow up, I’m going to be a scientist!”

Wilhelm, the Hedgehog

Illustrated By: Anna Sarvira
Translated by: Alexey Potapov

Originally published in Ukraine, this charming tale tells of a young and very curious hedgehog who,with the help of his friends, realizes his dreams. It celebraes creativity and inspiration, and the friends who help you along the way.

Lost Inside My Head

By: Vigg
Translated by: David Warriner

Vincent wishes he was like everyone else, but his ADHD makes his thoughts turn to chaos…until he learns he can be himself and focus his light on what he wants to see.

The Golden Apples

Jack has a good heart, and is a great cook—but he's not so good at following directions. With the help of a friendly fox, he finds love AND succeeds at the quest his father has set for him. But there are some pretty big pitfalls en route.

Naaahsa is an Artist!

Naaahsa says art is a language everyone understands. Sometimes we make art together. We draw, we bead, we sing. Sometimes Naaahsa tells stories in Blackfoot. I even get to go with her to see her art show at the National Gallery. Naaahsa is famous for her art, but I love her hugs best.

Auntie's Rez Surprise

Illustrated By: Ellie Arscott

Auntie always greets Cree in Nehiyaw when she comes for a visit. When Auntie arrives with a surprise gift hidden in her bag, Cree can’t wait to discover what it is. The first clue? It’s from the rez. As Cree tries to figure out what it might be, the bag starts to move. Cree is thrilled when the bag opens and out jumps a rez puppy!

Il était une fois un oiseau

Illustrated By: Nathalie Dion
Translated by: Rachel Martinez

Dans cet album sans texte, un oiseau sort après l’hiver et découvre que le monde est devenu silencieux. Il s’installe dans un arbre tout près d’un immeuble d’habitation et les résidents trouvent de l’espoir en observant sa résilience et les cycles de la nature par leurs fenêtres.

Once, a Bird

Illustrated By: Nathalie Dion

In this wordless picture book, a bird emerges after winter to find the world has gone quiet. As she settles on a tree outside an apartment building, its residents notice her through their windows and find hope in her resilience and the continued rhythms of nature.

Otter Doesn’t Know

In this picture book featuring Coast Salish art and Traditional Storytelling techniques, a salmon and an otter learn to help each other even though they don't have all the answers.

Everyone is Welcome

Illustrated By: Christine Wei

A little girl hears that her grandma’s friend, Mrs. Lee, was pushed on her way to the Asian market. When she learns that Asian students at her brother’s school are afraid to walk to class, she realizes something very wrong is happening to her community. With her mom’s support and the help of friends, she does something kind for Mrs. Lee.