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

THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD, by Allan Wolf, Illustrated by Anna Raff, Candlewick Press

Hang on tight for a raucous bounce through the solar system and back -- propelled by funny, fanciful, factually sound poems and exuberant illustrations. The universe poured into me. My brain was overloaded. It smoked and glowed red-hot. And then it actually exploded. Ever wonder what the sun has to say about being the closest … Continue reading THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD, by Allan Wolf, Illustrated by Anna Raff, Candlewick Press

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

IN HIDDEN PLACES, by Tracie Peterson, Bethany Press

On her way to San Francisco to find her brother, Caleb, who went missing three months ago, Camriann Coulter meets Judith and Kenzie, who both have their own mysteries to solve in the booming West Coast city. The women decide to help each other, including rooming together and working at Kenzie's cousin's chocolate factory. Camri's … Continue reading IN HIDDEN PLACES, by Tracie Peterson, Bethany Press

WHEN WE WERE ALONE, by David A. Robertson, Julie Flett, Highwater Press

When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long braided hair and beautifully colored clothing? Why does she speak another language and spend so much time with her family? As she asks her grandmother about these things, she is … Continue reading WHEN WE WERE ALONE, by David A. Robertson, Julie Flett, Highwater Press

THE SOCKEYE MOTHER, Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett David Huson), Natasha Donovan, Highwater Press

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_LvJDbsmkE&feature=youtu.be Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) -- Book Launch Thursday Jan 04 2018 7:30 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Travel Alcove Launch of The Sockeye Mother (Highwater Press), illustrated by Natasha Donovan. To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life … Continue reading THE SOCKEYE MOTHER, Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett David Huson), Natasha Donovan, Highwater Press

PEOPLE AND STORIES OF CANADA TO 1867, by Michel Visser-Wikkerink and E. Leigh Syms, Portage & Main Press

Take a look at life in Canada from very early times until 1867. The history of Canada is presented in exciting stories about different people and intriguing events, including wars, betrayals, and acts of heroism. To help make history come alive, People and Stories of Canada to 1867 includes: hundreds of vibrant illustrations, pictures, and … Continue reading PEOPLE AND STORIES OF CANADA TO 1867, by Michel Visser-Wikkerink and E. Leigh Syms, Portage & Main Press