Children’s / Teenage fiction: Family and home stories

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Grandmother’s Visit

Grace says goodbye to Grandmother in this touching book about love and loss. Carmen Mok’s gentle illustrations show the love between a child and her grandmother in this story that will resonate with ...

Missing Mike

Wildfires are exactly that—surprisingly swift in creating panic and concern about family, home, and all the things one loves, including the family dog named Mike. When it’s time to evacuate, suddenly ...

niwîcihâw / I Help

“Textured acrylic paintings, done in rich earth tones...portray the sanctity of the natural environment...a sensitive, respectful portrayal of contemporary Native Americans.” — School Library Journal ...

The Better Tree Fort

A father’s love is worth more than the best tree fort money can buy.

Smile

Cassandra Wilson’s life is not easy. She has spent most of her teenage years taking care of her much younger brother, working to support her widowed mother, and coping with high school and its pressures. ...

nipêhon / I Wait

A quiet, gentle story about a family working together written in Cree and English.

A young child, her grandmother and mother are going out to pick wild yarrow. As Grandmother gets ready, the child and ...

Town Is by the Sea

Winner of CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal
Winner of the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award
A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather’s grave after lunch and comes home ...

A Trio of Tolerable Tales

Three hilarious Margaret Atwood tales, together in a chapter book for the first time!

In Rude Ramsay and the Roaring Radishes, Ramsay runs away from his revolting relatives and makes a new friend with ...

Stepping Stones / حَصى الطُرُقات

Stepping Stones tells the story of Rama and her family, forced to flee their once-peaceful village to escape the ravages of the civil war raging ever closer to their home. With only what they can carry ...

Spirit Level

Harriet (known as Harry) is a donor-conceived child who has never wanted to reach out to her half-siblings or donor—until now. Feeling adrift after a breakup with her long-time boyfriend, Harry tracks ...