Children’s / Teenage fiction: Family and home stories

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Caillou: The Silver Knight

A Heartwarming Story on the Importance of Family Ties

Caillou is disappointed when his friend Sarah gets sick and can't come over to play. To cheer him up, Daddy tells him the story of a great knight who ...

Wildful

Discover the magic of the wilderness in this breathtaking graphic novel reminiscent of The Secret Garden.

Poppy’s mother hasn’t been the same since Gran passed away. She stays inside and watches TV, ...

Asha and the Toymaker

A heartwarming story about the value of art, set in the evocative Blue City of India.

Asha's papa makes and sells wooden toys to pay for her to go to school. But Papa struggles to find buyers. And this ...

We Love You as Much as the Fox Loves Its Tail

“We’ll love you as much as the narwhal loves its tusk.

We’ll love you as much as the seal loves its musk.

Little One, our new baby,

Welcome to our family.”

This loving bedtime poem shares all the ...

Heart Berry Bling

On a visit to her granny, Maggie is excited to begin her first-ever beading project: a pair of strawberry earrings. However, beading is much harder than she expected! As they work side by side, Granny ...

She Holds Up the Stars

"This compelling novel will introduce young readers to the complexities of modern indigeneity and resilience.”—Eden Robinson, author of Monkey Beach and Son of Trickster.

A young Indigenous girl searching ...

Guardians of Porthaven

On his fifteenth birthday, Malcolm Gravenhurst is preparing to take on the mantle of Guardian, like many Gravenhursts before him.

The Guardians are tasked with defending the city of Porthaven, and his ...

Hare B&B

After her parents are duped by a coyote who is a master of disguise, Harriet (“Harry” for short) and her seven younger siblings are left to fend for themselves. Their only resource is their parents’ ...

The Sorry Life of Timothy Shmoe

An impulsive little boy experiences the power of unconditional love

Timothy Shmoe isn’t a bad kid, but sometimes he makes honest (and not-so-honest) mistakes. Time after time, Timothy finds himself in ...

Mama Bird Lost an Egg

Text by Evelyne Fournier
Illustrated by Chloloula
Translated by N. Penn
Categories: Children’s / Teenage fiction: General fiction

Mama Bird is sad today. A little egg she was keeping warm has broken. With tenderness and compassion, her son, Gabriel, helps comfort her. A thoughtful picture book that explores the theme of miscarriage, ...