Children’s / Teenage general interest: Places and peoples

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What Do We Eat?

Every day, no matter where we are or where we need to go, humans need food.

Imagine carrying meals with you as you parachute into a war zone. Or trying to stay well fed while building the pyramids. People ...

Little by Little

Michael might be young, but he’s got a big heart and a strong sense of right and wrong. He knows it’s right to help people when they need it—but what can he do when so many people need help?

When ...

The Three Sisters

Faced with a tyrannical emperor determined to wage war, three sisters, sublimely gifted in music, manage to fend for themselves and their parents with the power and magic they create with their instruments. ...

The Day Dancer Flew

In this beautiful picture book inspired by real events, a young girl works to rescue her horse after a devastating flood.

Dancer is a gentle and loving horse. He got his name because of how he moves his ...

I Am A Rock

Pauloosie loves his pet rock, Miki Rock. Pauloosie’s Anaana, his mother, tells him a bedtime story about what Miki Rock sees, hears, and feels in his Arctic home. As part of the land, Miki Rock sees ...

Maggie Lou, Firefox

Maggie Lou’s grandpa doesn’t call her Firefox for nothing. She’s always finding ways to make life more interesting — even if this means getting into big trouble. 

When her grandfather Moshôm ...

Skating Wild on an Inland Sea

Let’s go! Experience the magic of skating on wild ice.

Two children wake up to hear the lake singing, then the wind begins wailing … or is it a wolf? They bundle up and venture out into the cold, carrying ...

Mira and Baku

A Quill & Quire Book of the Year

With the help of a magical friend, a young girl searches for her missing father in this poignant story set during Japanese Canadian incarceration in World War II.

It’s ...

Amazing L'nu'k

The newest installment in the celebrated illustrated series about Amazing Atlantic Canadians, featuring incredible Indigenous people.

Delve into the uplifting stories of the people of Mi'kma'ki in this ...

Wednesday Wilson Connects the Dots

Will an insult (and Ruby Beautiful?!) spark Wednesday Wilson's next business idea?

When Wednesday Wilson and her best friend, Charlie, get an unexpected day off from school, they plan to work on a new ...