ANNA AT THE ART MUSEUM, by Hazel Hutchins & Gail Herbert, Illustrated by Lil Crump, Annick Press

Art is for everyone—even a bored little girl. Going to the Art Museum with her mom is no fun at all for Anna. Everything is old and boring and there are so many rules: Don’t Touch! Do Not Enter! Quiet! A vigilant guard keeps a close eye on the energetic little girl, but even so, … Continue reading ANNA AT THE ART MUSEUM, by Hazel Hutchins & Gail Herbert, Illustrated by Lil Crump, Annick Press

THAT’S NOT HOCKEY, by Andree Poulin, Art by Felix Girard, Annick Press

The legendary goalie who revolutionized the game of hockey. Young Jacques Plante’s way of playing hockey may look different from everyone else’s. Instead of a puck, he uses a tennis ball, and his shin pads are made out of potato sacks and wooden slats. But that’s not going to stop him. He loves the game. … Continue reading THAT’S NOT HOCKEY, by Andree Poulin, Art by Felix Girard, Annick Press

SHE IS FREE, LEARNING THE TRUTH ABOUT THE LIES THAT HOLD YOU CAPTIVE, by Andi Andrew, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group

We say we're free in Christ, but many of us are still living in captivity--to fear, anger, shame, isolation, unforgiveness, and control. We're good at faking it around others, but we're exhausted by the ruse. Andi Andrew wants women to break free of their self-imposed prisons and live the lives that are rightly theirs in … Continue reading SHE IS FREE, LEARNING THE TRUTH ABOUT THE LIES THAT HOLD YOU CAPTIVE, by Andi Andrew, Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group

MONSTERS, by David A Robertson, Highwater Press

Cole Harper is struggling to settle into life in Wounded Sky First Nation. He may have stopped a serial killer but the trouble is far from over. A creature lurks in the shadows of Blackwood Forest, the health clinic is on lockdown by a mysterious organization, and long-held secrets threaten to bubble to the surface. … Continue reading MONSTERS, by David A Robertson, Highwater Press

THE GIRL IN THE LOCKED ROOM, A GHOST STORY, by Mary Downing Hahn, Clarion Books/HMHKids

Ghost story master Mary Downing Hahn unrolls the suspenseful, spine-chilling yarn of a girl imprisoned for more than a century, the terrifying events that put her there, and a friendship that crosses the boundary between past and present. A family moves into an old, abandoned house. Jules's parents love the house, but Jules is frightened … Continue reading THE GIRL IN THE LOCKED ROOM, A GHOST STORY, by Mary Downing Hahn, Clarion Books/HMHKids

THE DAY WAR CAME, by Nicola Davies, Illustrated By Rebecca Cobb, Candlewick Press

    A moving, poetic narrative and child-friendly illustrations follow the heartbreaking, ultimately hopeful journey of a little girl who is forced to become a refugee. "The day war came there were flowers on the windowsill and my father sang my baby brother back to sleep." Imagine if, on an ordinary day, after a morning … Continue reading THE DAY WAR CAME, by Nicola Davies, Illustrated By Rebecca Cobb, Candlewick Press