"During World War II, 10,000 children from British cities were sent to live with host families in Canada, the United States, and other nations away from the war zone. Bear on the Homefront tells the story of two guest children, Grace and William Chambers, who arrive in Halifax and meet Aileen Rogers, a nurse serving on the homefront." #canlit #kidlit #picturebooks
"The New Land is the story of a 19th-century European immigrant family’s first year of homesteading on the prairie. Mother, Father, John and little Annie travel across the Atlantic by steamship and then the country by train and ox cart to the prairies where they build a sod house and prepare for their first winter." #canlit #kidlit #picturebooks
"Jake's puppy Kamik is growing quickly, but the dog isn't becoming any easier to handle. All Jake wants is to raise his puppy into a strong, fast sled dog, but Kamik is far from ready to pull a sled with a dog team." #canlit #kidlit #picturebooks
Red | Jan De Kinder | March 9th 2015 | In this poignant story, a girl finds it funny when her classmate starts blushing on the school playground. Her friends laugh along with her, but one student takes the teasing too far. Torn between her sympathy for her classmate and her fear of the bully, the girl must make a difficult choice.This heartfelt book will inspire readers to find the courage to take a stance against bullying and show compassion towards others. #2015 #picturebook
The Day Everything Went Wrong Badger decides to give himself a treat and only do things that he enjoys! But from the moment he gets out of bed and nearly knocks over his lamp, everything goes wrong. When he visits each of his friends, he discovers something surprising . . . Could everyone be having a miserable day? But Badger’s biggest surprise of all happens when he gets back home.