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.

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.

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.

Play with Jay!

This interactive picture book features illustrations and prompts to inspire curiosity, imagination and play with early learning concepts, including letters, numbers, shapes, comparisons and feelings.

Father Eagle and the Hunter

His village and children are hungry and meat is scarce, so when a hunter finds a nest of eaglets, he thinks they would make quite a tasty soup. However, Father Eagle stops the hunter and offers him a deal in order to save the eaglets.