TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION IN CANADIAN SCHOOLS, by Pamela Rose Toulouse, Portage and Main Press

In this book, author Pamela Toulouse provides current information, personal insights, authentic resources, interactive strategies and lesson plans that support Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners in the classroom. This book is for all teachers that are looking for ways to respectfully infuse residential school history, treaty education, Indigenous contributions, First Nation/Métis/Inuit perspectives and sacred circle teachings … Continue reading TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION IN CANADIAN SCHOOLS, by Pamela Rose Toulouse, Portage and Main Press

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THE WOLF AND THE WATCHMAN, by Niklas Natt Och Dag, Atria Books, Simon and Schuster

In this breathtakingly bold, intricately constructed novel set in 18th century Stockholm, a dying man searches among the city’s teeming streets, dark corners, and intriguing inhabitants to unmask a ruthless murderer—perfect for fans of Perfume and The Alienist. It is 1793. Four years after the storming of the Bastille in France and more than a … Continue reading THE WOLF AND THE WATCHMAN, by Niklas Natt Och Dag, Atria Books, Simon and Schuster

STALKED, A GRIPPING TRUE STORY, by Alison Hewitt, Panmacmillan, PGC

Alison Hewitt was in the midst of training to be a family doctor when she met Al Amin Dhalla through an exclusive dating agency. He was a seemingly respectable businessman from Canada, so attentive and caring it was easy to ignore the warning signs - until he started, step by step, to take over her … Continue reading STALKED, A GRIPPING TRUE STORY, by Alison Hewitt, Panmacmillan, PGC

ONCE WE WERE STRANGERS: WHAT FRIENDSHIP WITH A SYRIAN REFUGEE TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVING MY NEIGHBOR, by Shawn Smucker, Fleming H. Revell Company/Baker Publishing Group

In 2012, Mohammad fled his Syrian village along with his wife and four sons, escaping to Jordan through the wilderness. Four years later he sat across from Shawn Smucker in a small conference room in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Though neither of them knew it, Mohammad had arrived in Shawn's life just in time. This is the … Continue reading ONCE WE WERE STRANGERS: WHAT FRIENDSHIP WITH A SYRIAN REFUGEE TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVING MY NEIGHBOR, by Shawn Smucker, Fleming H. Revell Company/Baker Publishing Group

ABOUT PHOENIX, by Nastasia Rugani, Annick Press

  Should you get into the car of someone you barely know? Hard to resist when the driver is Jessup Smith, the most handsome teacher in school. That night, he drives sixteen-year-old Phoenix and her little sister Sasha—both brilliant misfits—home. A few days later, their mother, Erika, lets herself be seduced by Mr. Smith. Not … Continue reading ABOUT PHOENIX, by Nastasia Rugani, Annick Press

AN UNKINDNESS OF MAGICIANS, by Kat Howard, Saga Press/Simon & Schuster

There is a dark secret that is hiding at the heart of New York City and diminishing the city’s magicians’ power in this fantasy thriller by acclaimed author Kat Howard. In New York City, magic controls everything. But the power of magic is fading. No one knows what is happening, except for Sydney—a new, rare … Continue reading AN UNKINDNESS OF MAGICIANS, by Kat Howard, Saga Press/Simon & Schuster

THE DISAPPEARANCE, by Gillian Chan, Annick Press

This novel centers on the unlikely friendship between two boys, Jacob Mueller and Mike McCallum. Jacob seems to be from a different world. After mystifying experts and doctors, who finally decide that he is an elective mute, Jacob ends up in a juvenile group home, isolated and withdrawn, the butt of teasing by the other … Continue reading THE DISAPPEARANCE, by Gillian Chan, Annick Press

NOT EVEN BONES, MARKET OF MONSTERS SERIES, BOOK ONE, by Rebecca Schaeffer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books For Young Readers

Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market — until she’s betrayed. Nita doesn’t murder supernatural beings and sell their body parts on the internet—her mother does that. Nita just dissects the bodies after they’ve been “acquired.” But when her mom brings … Continue reading NOT EVEN BONES, MARKET OF MONSTERS SERIES, BOOK ONE, by Rebecca Schaeffer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books For Young Readers

BEGONE THE RAGGEDY WITCHES, by Celine Kiernan, Candlewick Press

When witches kidnap her dad, Mup is swept up in a wild tide of magic that carries her to another world. Can she reunite her family and find her way back? On the night that Aunty dies, the raggedy witches come for Mup's family. Pale, cold, and relentless, the witches will do anything for the … Continue reading BEGONE THE RAGGEDY WITCHES, by Celine Kiernan, Candlewick Press

MIRAGE, by Somaiya Daud, Flatiron Books

In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have adventure, and travel beyond … Continue reading MIRAGE, by Somaiya Daud, Flatiron Books