Juvenile Fiction, People & Places, Canada
A BC Island Animal Dream
by Elizabeth Eakin
A dreaming child sails into a magical realm where capricious animals are munching on crunchy snacks and tasty treats. This charming alphabet book uses haiku to paint funny, quirky and beautiful pictures of what each letter of the alphabet is up to ...
by Mark Thunderchild
In Kohkum’s kitchen the family is large, the stove is warm, and the stew is oh so good. But just what makes this special stew so delicious? Is it Kohkum’s recipes and knowledge, or Mushum’s traditionally hunted moose meat? The grandchildren all ...
A Prairie Girl and a Gopher
Prairie Kids' Adventures by Elizabeth Godkin
How did Katelyn, a prairie girl, and Gus, a "gopher", become friends? Throughout the pages of this beautifully illustrated story, see a glimpse into the life of a Canadian prairie child. Learn about the Richardson Ground Squirrel. Search and find, ...
The First Salmon Run
The Bear Cubs' Adventure by Rhonda Girard
Father Bear—Pâpâ Maskwa—is taking his two bear cubs to the river for their first salmon run. Along the journey, they meet their friends squirrel, (añikwacâs), seal, (âhkik), and salmon, (sôsâsiw). With each friend, the cubs learn lessons in ...
by Monique Holloway
It’s summer in Newfoundland, and Julia’s nana wants to make a blueberry grunt, so Julia and her poppy head out to pick wild blueberries. Julia is a bit confused. Do blueberries grunt? She remembers hearing a pig grunt at a farm, but a blueberry? Now ...
Valerie's Valentine Cookies
by Valerie Biden
In Valerie’s Valentine Cookies, author Valerie Biden brings readers an autobiographical story from her childhood. It’s rural Saskatchewan in February of 1964, and Valerie has volunteered to bring heart-shaped cookies for her class’s Valentine’s Day ...
Home In Stead
by Cindy L. Clark
Annie loves her hometown on the prairie. She has beautiful things, dear friends, and plenty to do. But her father’s dream comes true when he secures their family their own homestead in the wilderness of British Columbia, and Annie must leave her ...
Bran Finds His Feathers
by Jesse Reid
Have you ever seen a naked raven? Bran the raven wakes up one morning and everything feels a little too familiar, right down to his own feathers. Feeling bored, Bran decides to search around his nest for an exciting new outfit. Bran tries on ...
A Trip to Niagara Falls
Satchel's Night Nest Adventures by Mark Bulmer
Satchel is a little white dog that loves bedtime. Do you know why Satchel loves bedtime? It's because at night, when his family is asleep, Satchel creeps from his special night nest and sneaks out of the house. Then he jumps aboard a magical train ...
Ollie & Morus Kickback with MAC, In Moose Jaw!
Cold-a-da Is Loony for MAC & Morus Moose! by Rayla Hen and Depicted by Rayla Hen
Morus has pizazz & Ollie a cute snoot. The 3 Hens are wee comediennes & a hoot. JTSnail enjoys a trail & the noise of a toot. On route to Canada’s wild side, they scoot into Moose Jaw & tada MAC, a real beaut! A NEW Yahoo, A Statue redo, a ...