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By Naomi K. Lewis (Author)


Lewis’s memoir Tiny Lights for Travellers follows two threads: the story of her life and divorce, alternating with her Opa’s escape from Nazi-occupied Netherlands. The intergenerational trauma of the Holocaust is touched on as Lewis … [Click to Read More]

By Vivek Shraya (Author)


In Next Time There’s a Pandemic, the author reflects on her experiences during the 2020 lockdowns and the confusing, isolating months that followed. Shraya begins by commenting on how she believed 2020 was going to … [Click to Read More]

By Jenna Butler (Author)


While most may never visit the Arctic in person, Magnetic North paints a vivid poetic picture that figuratively transports readers to the beauty of this harsh northern region. This short work falls somewhere between a … [Click to Read More]

By Theresa Kishkan (Author)


Despite the term “essays” in the title, Blue Portugal and Other Essays is anything but a traditional collection of essays. Investigating themes of family histories, the natural world, art, music, aging, and more, Kishkan’s voice … [Click to Read More]

By Therese Greenwood (Author)


This book recalls the devastating 2016 Fort McMurray fire, told through the experiences of Greenwood and her husband during the crisis and evacuation. The author uses simple vocabulary to provide insight into the personal side … [Click to Read More]

By Roberta Laurie (Author)

Curriculum Connections
English Language Arts
Social Studies

With rich descriptions of Malawi, Weaving a Malawi Sunrise allows readers a glimpse into the country’s challenges and celebrations, particularly related to the development of a school for young women. The book focuses on the … [Click to Read More]

By Aaron W. Hughes (Author)


In 10 Days that Shaped Modern Canada, Hughes attempts to boil Canada’s history down to ten days that irrevocably changed the country. Each chapter focuses on one day, and the context and primary actors of … [Click to Read More]

By Cherie Dimaline (Author)


In An Anthology of Monsters, Dimaline discusses the many ways in which anxiety has impacted her life. She discusses the real-life monsters that many of us face daily—like self-doubt, perfectionism, and imposter syndrome—and the advice … [Click to Read More]