Orcas of the Salish Sea

Illustrated with stunning photographs, this nonfiction picture book introduces readers to Onyx. He’s a member of J pod, the famous family of southern resident orcas off the coast of British Columbia and Washington.

The Train

Illustrated By: Georgia Lesley

Ashley meets her great-uncle by the old train tracks near their community in Nova Scotia. When she sees his sadness, he tells her of the day when he and the other children were taken to residential school, their lives changed forever. Uncle also explains how Ashley gives him hope. She promises to wait with him in remembrance of what was lost.

The Brave Princess and Me

Illustrated By: Juliana Kolesova

In 1943 Greece, young Tilde Cohen and her mother are Jewish and on the run from the Nazis. When they arrive unannounced on Princess Alice’s doorstep, begging her to shelter them, the Princess’s kindness is put to the test. Based on the true story.

A Friend Like Iggy

Photographs by: Ian Richards

Iggy is a specially trained dog who offers support to children who have experienced abuse and trauma. For police interviews, counseling, and court readiness, Iggy is there to make things easier and to let them know they are not alone.