Children’s / Teenage general interest: Biography and autobiography

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Un gamin acadien

Né sur une ferme dans le village de Memramcook, au Nouveau-Brunswick, le jeune Roméo LeBlanc ne se doutait pas que, grâce à l’amour de sa famille et à l’aide inattendue de ses sœurs, il aurait ...

Lucy Maud Montgomery, écrivaine

Lucy Maud Montgomery est une icône et une écrivaine dont le livre le plus célèbre est Anne… La maison aux pignons verts. Elle est née en 1874 à l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard. À une époque où ...

Joseph-Armand Bombardier

Joseph-Armand Bombardier est né le 16 avril 1907, en Estrie. Dès 13 ans, il démontre un réel talent d’inventeur. À 17 ans, le jeune homme quitte son village natal de Valcourt pour Montréal, où ...

A Boy From Acadie

Born on a farm in the village of Cormier Cove in New-Brunswick, the young Roméo LeBlanc did not expect that one day, thanks to his loving family and some unexpected help from his sisters, he would have ...

The Witness Blanket

For more than 150 years, thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their families and sent to residential schools across Canada.

Artist Carey Newman created the Witness Blanket to make sure that ...

Growing Up Trans

What does it mean to be young and transgender today?

Growing Up Trans shares stories, essays, art and poetry created by trans youth aged 11 to 18. In their own words, the works illustrate the trans experience ...

I Lost My Talk

Rita Joe's powerful poem is presented anew in this children's picture book with illustrations from Pauline Young. A story of recovering what was lost in residential school, I Lost My Talk will raise conversation ...

The Dog Patrol

A full-colour dog book unlike any other delving into the history and evolution of dogs as companions, empowering young readers to promote the health and happiness of dogs in their own lives.
“Clear, ...

A Pocket of Time

Before becoming a Pulitzer-Prize winning writer, Elizabeth Bishop lived with her Gammie and Pa on a rural farm, learning to walk, to read and write, to sing hymns, and to catch bumblebees in foxglove ...