AWASIS AND THE WORLD-FAMOUS BANNOCK, by Dallas Hunt and Amanda Strong, Highwater Press

This whimsical story celebrates the revitalization of Cree dialects and traditional methods of storytelling. During an unfortunate mishap, young Awâsis loses Kôhkum’s freshly baked world-famous bannock. Not knowing what to do, Awâsis seeks out a variety of other-than-human relatives willing to help. What adventures are in store for Awâsis? The book includes a pronunciation guide … Continue reading AWASIS AND THE WORLD-FAMOUS BANNOCK, by Dallas Hunt and Amanda Strong, Highwater Press

DIANA DANCES, by Luciano Lozano, Annick Press

A picture book star is born! Diana is struggling in school. She's bored. She can't concentrate. And she really doesn't like math. Diana visits the doctor after her mother receives a call from a concerned school teacher, but the family doctor finds nothing amiss. It's only when Diana hears the soft musical notes filling the … Continue reading DIANA DANCES, by Luciano Lozano, Annick Press

THE DOG WHO WANTED TO FLY, by Kathy Stinson, Illustrated by Brandon James Scott, Annick Press

Who says dogs can't fly? Meet Zora: a dog with a big dream and an even bigger personality. All Zora wants to do is learn how to fly so she can catch that pesky squirrel in her yard. But try as she might to prove to her friend Tully--a skeptical cat--that dogs truly can fly, … Continue reading THE DOG WHO WANTED TO FLY, by Kathy Stinson, Illustrated by Brandon James Scott, Annick Press

AN AFFAIR OF POISINS, by Addie Thorley, Page Street Publishing

No one looks kindly on the killer of a king. After unwittingly helping her mother poison King Louis XIV, seventeen-year-old alchemist Mirabelle Monvoisin is forced to see her mother’s Shadow Society in a horrifying new light: they’re not heroes of the people, as they’ve always claimed to be, but murderers. Herself included. Mira tries to … Continue reading AN AFFAIR OF POISINS, by Addie Thorley, Page Street Publishing