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RI Racialized Identities
Shortlisted
Bestseller
An Amazon Best Book of 2020! Be curious...Be adventurous...Be brave...BE YOU! Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from ...
Bestseller
Naomi, Melvin, Pedro, and Poppy are just a few of the twenty-one rambunctious, funny, and talented baby frogs who share their stories in the Cat Kid Comic Club. Can Li'l Petey, Molly, and Flippy help the students express themselves through comics? The adventures in class and o...
Bestseller
After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather. The strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a tentacled creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basement. Em and Navin, desperate...
By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Dave Whamond
RI Racialized Identities
Bestseller
Jamaal may be the oldest kid in his family, but he somehow got stuck with the smallest room. His parents agree that it isn’t fair, but that is just how it is. But Jamaal isn’t satisfied by the answer – if his parents aren’t going to fix the house, he will use creativit...
Commended
Bestseller
It’s the first day at a new school for unicorn-loving, practical Tia. It’s hard to be the new kid. Lunching alone in an obscure club room, she finally finds an unlikely friend in Leo, who loves being funny and sometimes forgets to think before he jokes.Tia and Leo notice ...

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Award Winners

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ND Neurodivergence MH Mental Health
Shortlisted, Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, Northern Lights 2025
Meet the compelling, charismatic 13-year-old Augustus Constantine, a boy whose mind (and mouth) operate at a different speed than the rest of society. Gus has ADHD, and he’s on medication to help him focus. Misuse of his medication is a recipe for disaster. At the Speed o...
MH Mental Health
Shortlisted, Diamond Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice) 2024
It’s the summer of 2003 and thirteen-year-old amateur astronomer Noah Cooper has just moved to Queensport, a small town with a vast sky full of stars. There he meets Tara Dhillon, a lonely girl and aspiring filmmaker. When the two team up to produce an astronomy movie and en...
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Young learners will love touching a furry polar bear cub, a woolly tuque, a shiny canoe, a crinkly leaf and more!Simple words and innovative touch and feel elements are paired with bright, bold photographs and illustrations, filling each page with interest and colour.
Illustrated by Bill Dickson, By Pat Hancock
Once again, Pat Hancock, trivia collector extraordinaire, has compiled a new selection of amusing, outrageous and completely true facts about Canada. Only this book gives the details on where in Canada you can find a wildlife overpass forbears, or a radio station for w...
By Joel A. Sutherland, Illustrated by Mark Savona
Commended
The eighth book in the bestselling series of hauntingly true Canadian stories — back, and scarier than ever!In this eighth book of the best-selling series, Joel A. Sutherland brings together some of the most terrifying true stories from across the...
IE Immigrant Experiences
Award Winner
A young Jewish girl recounts her experiences during a horrifying time in recent history.As Rose begins her diary, she is in her third home since coming to Winnipeg. Traumatized by her experiences in the Holocaust, she struggles to connect with others, and above ...
Commended
These 101 math jokes are hilarious — you can count on it!Calling all math-letes and math geeks: Yes, the whole idea of math jokes might seem a little strange, but these are really two funny — in fact they are prime. Go figure!...